Update: Boy was riding scooter when struck on Alpine street
SAN DIEGO, CA – A three-year-old child was riding a scooter without a helmet when he was struck by a car on a neighborhood street in Alpine on Friday.
According to the Times of San Diego, the three-year-old boy rode his scooter out of a private driveway on River Dance Count at 9 a.m. The small child crashed into the front passenger side of the 2010 Mazda 3.
The child suffered moderately severe trauma and was airlifted from the scene to a children’s hospital.
The 54-year-old El Cajon driver will most likely not face charges in connection with the accident.
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