Child hit by truck in Anderson Co., airlifted with critical injuries

ANDERSON CO., S.C. (WSPA) – An 8-year-old girl has been airlifted to a hospital after she was hit by a pickup truck, authorities say.

The accident happened around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday on Abbeville Highway near E. Roosevelt Drive.

Troopers say a 74-year-old Anderson man was driving a pickup truck east on Abbeville Highway when the girl ran out in front of the truck and was hit.

The girl has been airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital, troopers say.

Anderson County Dispatch said the girl suffered critical injuries.

The driver of the truck was wearing a seat belt and wasn’t hurt, troopers say.

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