SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A boy — just shy of his second birthday — was struck and killed by a car in Santa Ana Saturday evening after the toddler wandered from his home into the street.
Police said the motorist, driving a white Toyota Camry, stayed at the scene and was cooperative with authorities.READ MORE: CHiPs For Kids Toy Drive Kicks Off For 2021
Santa Ana Police Sgt. Lorenzo Carrillo said, “The driver said he did not see the toddler prior to the location.”
The police sergeant said the child wandered about a block away from his home in the 800 block of South New Hope Street about 10 p.m.READ MORE: Group Running Free Mini Train Rides In Costa Mesa Gets $15,000 To Repair Vandalized Junction
Paramedics rushed the child to an area hospital, where he later died, he said.
Carrillo said the investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Massive Warehouse Fire Likely Caused Foul Odor In Carson, Authorities Say
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