Woman Arrested for Hitting Child

A woman was taken into police custody in connection with a hit and run. The accident injured a three year-old child. Police say, they were called to Baptist Health Paducah just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday where the child was being treated in the emergency room. The woman, who struck the child, was identified as 21 year-old Keyera B. Thomasson. Investigators were told that Thomasson was driving in the 2700 block of Fairmont Street as the boy tried to cross the street. The 2000 Ford Taurus she was driving struck the child. She stooped and then fled the scene..The suspect was arrested just before 8.p.m. Police say, they boy was injured following the accident, but his injuries were not life threatening.

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