Child Hospitalized after Lompoc Pedestrian Accident at Chestnut Avenue and M Street
Lompoc, California (September 5, 2019) – A girl was struck and injured by a vehicle Wednesday morning in Lompoc, according to police.
The crash occurred at the intersection of Chestnut Avenue and M Street at about 7:40 a.m.
As per the CHP authorities, a 12-year-old girl and her mother were trying to cross the street when the girl was hit by a vehicle.
Paramedics transported the girl to Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria and later transferred her to Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera.
Authorities said the involved driver remained at the scene after the collision
Officials did not suspect alcohol and drugs to have contributed to the crash.
Authorities are still working to determine whether cell phone use played a role in the crash.