Young Boy Struck by Police Officer near Yuma Road

PHOENIX, AZ (June 13, 2023) – Wednesday evening, a patrol car collision near 11th Avenue and Yuma Road, left a 2-year-old boy injured. The incident occurred on June 2nd, at around 6:00 p.m., involving a patrol vehicle. According to reports, officers were riding in a cruiser when they saw a young girl waving at them in front of a yard. As they were waving back that the girl a 2-year-old boy traveling into their path. The officers could not stop their vehicle in time and struck the child. As a result, the boy sustained serious injuries. Officials transported the boy to a local hospital for treatment. As of Thursday, June 8th, the child was still in the hospital in critical condition. Following the crash, the areas on 11th Avenue between Pima Street and Yuma Street were blocked during the length of the incident. When driving, it is vital to always be alert for pedestrians and other vehicles. This is especially true when you are driving through a residential area, an intersection, or a parking lot. Also, always drive within the posted speed limit. These are set and enforced to reduce accidents and save lives. Avoid accidents by following traffic laws and being cautious of the road ahead. Such actions can also ensure the safety of everyone.
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