Child killed in collision

Child killed in collisionA 5-year-old boy on a scooter was struck by a car in a single-vehicle collision at the corner of Ridgecrest Boulevard and Gold Canyon Street on Wednesday afternoon. Emergency personnel responded and found the child lying face down on the pavement. Reportedly, he was found conscious and breathing. The child was airlifted to an out-of-town hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. According to law enforcement, the driver is cooperating with the on-going investigation. As of Friday, no further information was available. — Laura Austin photo

Story First Published: 2021-01-15