Woman & child hit by car on busy Sioux Falls street
A woman and a child were taken to a Sioux Falls hospital Monday afternoon, after they were hit by a car.
It happened near the corner of Bennett Street and Minnesota Avenue around 4:00.
Police say that a 2-year-old girl ran out into the northbound lanes of N. Minnesota Avenue, followed closely by her mother trying to catch her. The girl and her mother were struck by a northbound vehicle. The mother and child were taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The people in the car were not hurt.
Traffic was diverted on northbound Minnesota Avenue for a short time. Police say no citations were issued and alcohol was not a factor.