Toddler hit by car in Norwalk

NORWALK - A Norwalk toddler died this week after he was struck by a car Sunday night.A female driver struck the 2-year-old boy at about 8:10 p.m. near Cyclops Street and Bombadier Avenue, authorities said. The driver, a 43-year-old Norwalk resident, stopped the car after hearing a thump and found the boy pinned underneath her vehicle. Paramedics transported the boy to UC Irvine's Children's Hospital where he was listed in extremely critical condition. Sheriff's officials said they had no updated information on the boy's condition Thursday but the Press-Telegram reported that the boy died from his injuries. Authorities said the incident appeared accidental, and said the time of day and cars parked along the street may have contributed to the accident. The driver was not cited.

********** Published: September 20, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 23