SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A 10-year-old boy was hospitalized Monday with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a truck in an Orange County crosswalk.
The accident happened around 6:45 p.m. Sunday when the boy and his older brother were in the crosswalk at Seventeenth Street and Cabrillo Park Drive in Santa Ana.READ MORE: Lakers Handle Celtics 117-102, Split Rivalry For Season
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According to police, 33-year-old Suray Leon failed to stop at a light and hit the child with her truck.
The boy was thrown several feet in the air and transported to Western Medical Center in critical condition.MORE NEWS: Family Mourn Teenager Shot And Killed Near Boyle Heights Recreation Center
Leon, of Santa Ana, was arrested for felony driving under the influence, officials said.