Man Arrested For Hitting 9-year-old With Car | 101 KXL

Man Arrested For Hitting 9-year-old With Car

Written by Christina Kemp on July 13, 2014
Police

Hillsboro, Ore. —  A 9-year-old boy was hit by a car while he was riding his bike yesterday evening in Hillsboro. The man behind the wheel took off but turned himself in this afternoon. Neighbors who saw the incident say a dark green convertible was speeding down SE Borwick Street when the cars rear view mirror hit the boy in the head. The force threw the boy into a 10-year-old girl who was walking along side him. Sgt. Eric Bunday says both kids are alright.

“That was absolutely a miracle that they weren’t seriously injured or killed by the impact.”

48-year-old Kevin Borchert was arrested and charged with reckless driving.

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