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3-year-old girl struck in Denton driveway

Saturday - 3/30/2013, 4:50pm  ET

DENTON, Md. (AP) -- Maryland State Police are investigating how a 3-year-old girl was struck by a car and seriously injured in Denton.

WBOC-TV ( ) reports police were called to the driveway of a house on Friday evening.

Police say 25-year-old James Michael Ray Alton Jr. told investigators he accidentally struck the 3-year-old girl while she was playing behind his vehicle. The toddler was flown to Johns Hopkins medical center for treatment.

Police say charges against the driver are pending.


Information from: WBOC-TV,

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