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Police: Child suffers broken leg in Medford crash

Police investigate the scene where a 10-year-old boy

Police investigate the scene where a 10-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, on Granny Road near Mill Road in Medford. Photo Credit: Stringer News Service

A 10-year-old boy ran out onto a Medford street Thursday evening and was struck by a vehicle, Suffolk police said.

The child, from Medford, was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital to be treated for a broken femur and cuts, police said.

The child was with his mother when he ran out onto Granny Road near Mill Road and was hit by an Acura traveling east about 5:30 p.m., police said.

The driver, Santa Mosquea, 32, of Medford, stayed at the scene and was not injured, police said. The Acura was impounded for a safety check, police said.

Sixth Precinct detectives said the investigation continues and ask witnesses to call them at 631-854-8652.

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