Young Boy Hit by SUV at Sonoma Post Office
SONOMA, CA (May 15, 2019) – A 3-year-old Santa Rosa boy suffered injuries following a pedestrian crash on 617 Broadway.
According to the Sonoma Police Department, the incident happened in the parking lot of Sonoma Post Office, at about 1:19 PM. The boy was running toward his mother’s car when a Mercedes Benz that was backing up struck him.
Emergency responders transported the boy to Queen of the Valley Hospital in Napa with moderate injuries. Further updates on his current condition were not provided. Meanwhile, the driver of the SUV remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
Investigators ruled out impairment as a contributing factor in the accident. Anyone with information is asked to call Deputy Tim Salyers at (707) 996-3602. Additional details will be released following the conclusion of the investigation.
When behind the wheel, it is important to always be aware of your surroundings. Keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists, or any other vehicles on the road. Stay within the speed limit, and follow the rules of the road to prevent any dangerous accidents.
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