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Police: Drunken driver seriously injures 3-year-old in Hillsboro

A 3-year-old was seriously injured by a woman driving drunk in Hillsboro yesterday afternoon.

Katlynn Hollinsworth, 24, of Hillsboro was driving north on School Street about 3 p.m. when she went off the road and struck the young boy. The police said he was walking out of the Hillsboro Child Development Center with his mother.

Hillsboro rescue officials treated the child at the scene and transported him to Concord Hospital. He was then transferred to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for serious injuries.

The police at the scene arrested Hollinsworth, and she faces felony charges for driving while intoxicated and first-degree assault.

The Hillsboro police are investigating the driver’s condition at the time of the accident.

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