Child struck by vehicle after running in street to retrieve lost flip flop

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 26, 2015) – A child was struck by a vehicle on the south side of Indianapolis Friday morning.

The accident occurred near the intersection of US 31 and East Stop 11 Road just before 10:15 a.m.

According to police dispatch, the child lost a flip flop, ran to get it, and was hit by a car.

We have a crew headed to the scene and we will update the story with more information when it becomes available.