By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A driver was arrested for hitting and injuring a mother and her child, who was riding in a stroller, in Marina Del Rey Friday morning, and then trying to flee the scene.

Aug. 6, 2021. (CBSLA)

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The collision occurred at 8:42 a.m. at Speedway and Galleon Street.

According to Los Angeles police, the car struck the two and then tried to speed away, but crashed.

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The woman and child were taken to a hospital with injuries not believed to be serious.

The suspect was arrested. The driver’s gender and name were not immediately confirmed.

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It’s unclear if drugs or alcohol contributed to the crash. The exact circumstances of the wreck are under investigation.