Boy runs into side of van, taken to hospital

The accident occurred at about 4 p.m. Friday. Police said the boy saw his mother leaving on Armco Drive near the intersection of Shartle Street and was running toward her when he ran into the side of a white Dodge minivan.

He was not believed to be seriously injured, but paramedics transported him to Atrium Medical Center as a precaution, said Middletown police Lt. Scott Reeve.