Mom and toddler hit by car outside Kids R Kids daycare in Houston

Channel 2 News is reporting an automobile versus pedestrian collision this morning in northwest Harris County.  A car struck a mom and her two-year old toddler outside the Kids R Kids daycare at 6020 North Eldridge Parkway.  According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office the mom and child were in the parking lot when a vehicle backed into them shortly before 8:00am. Both were taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital to be treated, reportedly for minor injuries. Deputies believe the collision was an accident and are investigating.

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