A 7-year-old boy was hit by a car traveling on Canton St. in
Stoughton, near Drake Ave., just before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, according to
Stoughton Fire and Police officials.
The boy sustained serious, but non life-threatening injuries, Captain Scott Breen of the Stoughton Fire Department said.
boy was transported from the scene to the Stoughton High School
football field, where he was then medflighted to a Boston hospital.
Breen said the boy was conscious when the medflight arrived.
driver of the vehicle, Marcio Calixto, 36, of Buckley Road in
Stoughton, will be charged with the unlicensed operation of a motor
vehicle, Stoughton Police Deputy Chief Robert Devine said.
said the incident is still under investigation, but police were told
the boy came running out of a wooded area in the vicinity of the
O'Donnell Middle School onto Canton Street. The side of the vehicle
ended up hitting the boy.
Stoughton Fire and Police responded to the call. The Canton Fire Department also assisted, Breen said.