Child injured after being run over in Brooklyn Park parking lot

Brooklyn Park police say that an eight-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after she was run over in the parking lot at Starlite Center around 1:45 p.m. Sunday.

Police say when first responders arrived the child was no longer trapped under the vehicle and was alert.

The girl had been walking in the parking lot with her parents when she stopped to crouch down and tie her shoe, the release says.

Police say a 31-year-old driver pulled into the parking stall and accidentally ran the girl over. The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police. There is no sign of intoxication.

The incident is under investigation.