LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Police Thursday were searching for a driver who struck a 7-month-old child who was being pushed in a stroller in Long Beach before fleeing the scene.
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Officers were sent to the area of 67th Street and Long Beach Boulevard at about 11:29 a.m. for reports of a hit-and-run, according to the Long Beach Police Department. When officers arrived on scene, they found an infant had been struck by a vehicle.
According to police, the boy’s mother was pushing him in a stroller through the crosswalk when an early-’90s model white Ford Explorer hit the stroller.READ MORE: Dr. Jane Goodall Immersive Exhibition Coming To Natural History Museum
The baby was taken to a local hospital where he was said to be in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.
There was no additional information released about a possible suspect.MORE NEWS: Cal/OSHA Votes To Let Vaccinated Employees Shed Face Masks In The Workplace
Anyone with information was asked to call the Long Beach Police Department Collision Investigative Detail Det. Shawn Loughlin at (562) 570-5130.