Child struck by vehicle in driveway near Bowmanville

A Durham region police car.

A two year old boy has suffered serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle in a driveway near Bowmanville.

Durham Regional Police say it happened around 10:30 on Thursday morning at a home on Perry Avenue.

It happened on a residential driveway, and the parents of the boy were also on the driveway.

The child suffered lower extremity injuries, according to police, but is expected to survive.

The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and is co-operating with police.