Toddler Fatally Struck by Vehicle Attempting to Park in San Martin
SAN MARTIN, CA (July 13, 2018) – An 18-month-old boy was killed early Friday evening, following a tragic pedestrian accident near Gilroy.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the deadly collision took place at approximately 5:30 PM, in a carport in Santa Clara County. A blue 2013 Honda Accord, driven by an 80-year-old San Martin woman, was attempting to park when the young boy walked or crawled in front of the vehicle.
Paramedics arrived at the scene and immediately administered life-saving efforts to the injured child. Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead before being taken to a hospital.
The elderly driver of the Accord was interviewed by the CHP and it was confirmed that she was not impaired at the time of the crash. An investigation is ongoing to determine possible contributing factors to the deadly accident.
No additional details have been disclosed to the public at this time.
Sweet Law offers our heartfelt condolences and sincerest sympathies to the loved ones of the deceased child. Our thoughts and prayers are with them during this trying time of losing a loved one. May he rest in peace.
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