Child Injured in Santa Maria Accident on East Bunny Avenue
SANTA MARIA, CA (December 17, 2018) – A child was hurt after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene on Friday, December 14.
According to police Lt. Mark Streker, just before 5 p.m., police officers and Santa Maria firefighters responded to the intersection of East Bunny Avenue and North McClelland Street.
A 7-year-old boy sustained a broken leg after he was hit by a vehicle, Streker said.
An American Medical Response ambulance rushed the child to the helipad at Marian Regional Medical Center, where the victim was taken to the CalStar medical helicopter for transportation to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.
Officers were trying to gather a description of the vehicle that was driven away from the scene.
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