A child was hit by a car late morning on Saturday in Champtoceaux, northwest of Cholet. Seriously wounded, he was transported to the University Hospital of Nantes.
A 5 year old child was hit by a car shortly after 11.45am on Saturday morning, rue Saint-Lazare in Champtoceaux, a hundred meters from the gendarmerie.
The child was crossing the street to join his parents on the opposite sidewalk. Seriously wounded, he was treated on the spot by firefighters from Champtoceaux, before being evacuated by helicopter to University Hospital of Nantes.
The child has suffered multiple fractures.