Child Hit, Hurt by Vehicle at Parking Lot Along West Canal Drive and North Kellogg Street [Kennewick, WA]

Child Hit, Hurt by Vehicle at Parking Lot Along West Canal Drive and North Kellogg Street [Kennewick, WA]

Child Hit, Hurt by Vehicle at Parking Lot Along West Canal Drive and North Kellogg Street [Kennewick, WA]

3-Year-Old Hit by Jeep at Kennewick Shopping Parking Lot

 
KENNEWICK, WA (June 18, 2019) – A driver struck and injured a 3-year-old child Friday in the 6700 block of West Canal Drive at North Kellogg Street.
 
According to police, the incident occurred around 12:30 p.m. in a parking lot outside of a Kennewick department store.
 
For unknown reasons, the 3-year-old wandered away from his parents when a Jeep began reversing slowly out of a parking stall. The Jeep knocked the child to the ground, where the boy ended up underneath the vehicle.
 
Crying, yet able to stand on his own, the child escaped significant injuries and received treatment from paramedics at the scene. As a precaution, they brought him to a nearby hospital for further evaluation.
 
It’s unclear whether the parents were cited for failure to supervise their toddler. The driver, however, was not cited and cooperated with police.
 
Neighborhoods, parking lots and school zones are populated with pedestrians. Children specifically should always be supervised by an adult especially in these areas. As a driver, always be alert when driving. Keep your eyes on the road to avoid any surprises.


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