A one-year-old toddler was accidentally run over in Vian Friday and is in critical condition in a Tulsa hospital.
Vian Police Chief Levi Risley said it appears the incident was accidental but the investigation remains open. Risely said the child’s mother was distracted and the toddler, a boy, wandered away and behind a car that was backing out. The driver did not see the child, Risley said.
The accident occurred at about 4 p.m. Friday at an apartment complex on Leftwich Street, Risely said. The child was flown by helicopter to the Tulsa hospital. The name of the child was not released.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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