Columbus child run over in driveway

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  A two-year-old boy is recovering in Columbus after being backed over by a car in his driveway.

It happened Thursday afternoon at 12:30 at a home on Greenbriar Drive, not far off Buena Vista Road in East Columbus.

Police say 36-year-old Michael Watkins was backing his Cadillac Deville out of the driveway, felt a bump, stopped and realized he had driven his car over 2-year-old Trevon Berry, who was behind the car.

Watkins says he immediately took the child to Saint Francis Hospital's emergency room with his parents.

No word yet on his condition.

The incident is still under investigation by Columbus Police.

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