Mother, Toddler Struck by Car in Fishers Island Ferry Parking Lot

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    A mother and her 2-year-old child were struck by a car in the parking lot of the Fishers Island Ferry (not pictured).

    A mother and 2-year-old child were taken to the hospital after being struck by a car that was speeding to catch the Fishers Island Ferry in New London on Friday morning.

    Witnesses told police the car was speeding through the parking lot to make the 11:30 a.m. ferry when it struck the mother and child. The accident happened at 11:35 a.m., according to police.

    The driver, Sherief Ayoub of Scottsdale, Arizona, was charged with reckless driving and is being held on bond.

    Police said the mother and daughter were taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Their conditions are unknown.

    The ferry is still running.

    No additional information was immediately available.

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