APD investigates motor vehicle accident involving 9 year boy this morning…

On 12-4-12, at 7:58 AM, officers investigated a motor vehicle vs. pedestrian accident.  Officers found that a 9-year old male child had been hit by a car in the 2000 block of N. Marrs.  After the accident, the child was taken inside Whittier Elementary School.  The driver, a local woman age 33, told officers that she was southbound, pulling in to park in the 2000 block of N. Marrs, at the time of the accident.  She did not see the child enter the roadway but heard the sound of her vehicle striking the child.  The child was crossing the street but was not in a designated crosswalk of the time of the accident.   The child was transported to a local hospital by ambulance.  His injuries are not life-threatening.  The driver of the involved vehicle, a maroon 2008 Dodge, was issued citations for no driver’s license and no insurance.

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