Kirkwood, Mo (KSDK) -- The Glendale police chief call a child being hit by a car in a crosswalk an "unfortunate accident."
Chief Jeffrey Beaton said a mother dropped her five-year-old son off outside North Glendale Elementary Wednesday morning. The boy ran in front of mom's car and across a lane of traffic into the path of a slow-moving car.
Kirkwood School District spokesperson Ginger Fletcher said the child was in the crosswalk when he was hit.
The child was taken to an area hospital. Police said the child has either a leg or ankle injury and is expected to be fine.
Police said no one will be cited in the incident.