MetroSafe: Autistic child hit by patrol car

MetroSafe: Autistic child hit by patrol car

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville child is recovering after being hit by a patrol car.

The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. Saturday in Graymoor-Devondale in the 1300 block of Herr Lane.

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MetroSafe said the Graymoor-Devondale Police Department was called to the area for a missing 11-year-old. The child saw the police car, ran towards it and was hit, MetroSafe confirmed.

The child only suffered minor cuts, bumps and bruises but was taken to Norton Children's Hospital as a precaution after parents were notified.

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