WOOD COUNTY, Wis (WEAU)--A 5-year-old boy in Wood County had to be taken to the hospital after he was hit by a car in the middle of traffic. Wood County Deputies say just before 4:30 Sunday a car driven by 35-year-old Allen Wagler of Pittsville was headed east on Taylor Avenue in Babcock.
5-year-old Cale Seivers of Wisconsin Rapids crossed the road between a parked car on the south side of Taylor Avenue into the oncoming car's path. He was hit by Wagler's car and was taken to the hospital for possible injuries. Witnesses told deputies that the car had nearly come to a stop before hitting the boy.