It happened shortly after noon on South Alston Avenue. Police said 25-year-old Davonna Wilkins was struck by a truck when chasing after her daughter Shanelle Biddle who had run into the street. Both mother and daughter were taken to Duke University Hospital for treatment.
The Ford F150 truck was driven by 63-year-old John Henry Parker of Hillsborough. Police said speed and alcohol were not factors in the accident and no charges have been filed against Parker. The accident remains under investigation.