2-year-old has life threatening injury after being hit by car father was driving

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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A 2-year-old child is in the hospital with a potentially life-threatening injury after being backed into by a car his father was driving in Juneau.

Police say that 50-year-old father was driving a 2000 white Lexus and was backing up when the child reportedly walked up next to the vehicle and was run over.

The incident happened sometime before 1:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

Police say that the 2-year-old received a potentially life-threatening head injury. He was first sent to Bartlett Regional Hospital and was sent to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle due to the seriousness of the injuries.

They say the child is in serious but stable condition.

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