1-Year-Old Boy Killed in Fatal Accident near Langdon Avenue
NORTH HILLS, CA (October 22, 2021) – Sunday morning, a 1-year-old boy was killed in a fatal hit-and-run collision on West Nordhoff Street.
According to the police, the incident happened around 7:35 a.m., at the 15500 block of West Nordhoff Street. Dispatchers arrived near Langdon Avenue shortly after.
Investigators determined that a Honda HR-V and gray Toyota Camry collided with each other. The impact sent the Honda over a curb where it struck an adult female and a 1-and-a -half-year-old boy walking along the sidewalk.
Afterwards, medical personnel transported the young boy to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Meanwhile, the woman, identified as the grandmother, was transported to a hospital in serious condition.
The Honda driver remained at the scene but the Toyota driver fled the area before authorities arrived. However, the hit-and-run driver later met with the officers at the LAPD Valley Traffic Station on Sunday.
The Los Angeles Police Department is still currently investigating the collision on West Nordhoff Street.
Sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the young boy during this very difficult time.
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