Man arrested after child struck by car outside east Charlotte daycare

- A man is facing charges after police say he hit an 8-year-old girl as she was getting off the bus in front of her east Charlotte daycare Tuesday afternoon.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, the incident happened in front of Farm Pond KinderCare in the 5700 block of Farm Pond Lane. 

The child suffered minor injuries and was taken to Carolinas Medical Center-Main, according to Medic. 

Charles Samuel Jr., 24, is charged with failing to stop for a stopped school bus and reckless driving to endanger. 

He was taken to the Mecklenburg County Jail under $5,000 unsecured bond. 

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