FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police say a toddler was hit by a car in a parking lot Saturday afternoon.
State police responded to Heritage Farm Park before 5 p.m. Troopers say the toddler was able to exit the passenger side rear door of the vehicle prior to the father, Sten J. Olsson, getting her out and proceeded to run away from their vehicle. Simultaneously a 2011 Honda Pilot driven by Kathleen L. Heister, 42, was driving through the parking lot. According to authorities, she made a left turn towards the exit when she heard a bump - the toddler ran into the driver's side of the Honda and fell to the ground. She pulled over right away, realizing she had run over the child.
Police say the toddler was taken to the hospital.