7-year-old struck by car in Clarksville

8-year-old killed in head-on collision in Cookeville (Image 1)

A seven-year-old child in Clarksville was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after being struck by a car early Thursday evening.

The incident occurred around 5 p.m. on Gupton Lane.

Police spokesperson Jim Knoll told Nashville's News 2 the child was struck by a Pontiac Sunfire while running across the street to get the mail.

The victim is said to have suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Charges are not expected.

No additional information was released.

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