18-Month-Old Boy Fatally Struck by Vehicle in San Martin
SAN MARTIN, Santa Clara County (July 16, 2018) – A toddler was killed in a car accident Friday afternoon in San Martin, according to KSBW News.
At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Friday, an 18-month-old boy crawled or walked into the path of a blue Honda Accord parking in a carport.
Medical records indicated responding paramedics rendered medical aid to the child, but he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased before being taken to a hospital.
Meanwhile, officials briefly identified the motorist involved as an 80-year-old San Martin woman.
California Highway Patrol determined drugs or alcohol were not a factor. Further investigation on the case is underway.
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Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. What was the child doing in the area? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
If your loved one has been involved in a similar situation and you are seeking answers, contact our experienced lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Call Johnson Attorneys Group today at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.