Toddler runs into street and is struck by drunken driver

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MESA - A Mesa toddler is lucky to be alive after being hit by a suspected drunk driver.


Mesa toddler struck by drunk driver - A Mesa toddler ran into the street and was struck by an alleged drunken driver.

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Police say the child only suffered minor injuries. He was grazed by the car after running into the middle of the street near McKellips and Mesa Drive on Wednesday evening.

Witnesses stopped the driver after he hit the child. When police arrived on scene the driver was arrested for driving under the influence.