Maverick County Sheriff's Office(PRESS RELEASE)-Deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a child pedestrian on Frances Gates Drive Thursday April 29. Deputies were en route to the scene of the accident at 6:40 PM when they were advised that the child that was apparently struck was being transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center by family members. Deputies encountered the vehicle transporting the child by North Veterans Blvd. and assisted in escorting the vehicle to the emergency room entrance. The driver of the vehicle involved in the accident, a black Chrysler 300, stated that the child had crossed the street without looking both ways. The Father of the child was also contact and he stated his daughter had ran to the street without looking. At the time of this report, the child was being treated by medical personnel. This case is under investigation.