Child Killed After Fatal Hit-and-Run in Modesto

An 18-month-old boy pedestrian was killed after a hit-and-run crash on Glenn Avenue in Modesto, California.

The Modesto Bee and CBS Sacramento reported that the tragic accident happened on Friday afternoon. Officials said the incident happened at about 5:06 p.m.

The 18-month-old boy walked from the north shoulder onto Glenn Avenue while the vehicle was going west and struck the toddler. When paramedics arrived at the scene, the boy was lying on the ground. He was rushed to the Doctors Medical Center, where he died.

The male driver did not stop to render aid and fled westbound. Authorities described the car as a 2021 Toyota sedan. However, witnesses followed the suspect which led to the motorist returning to the crash site. There, he was arrested on felony hit-and-run charges.

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