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Santa Ana grandmother dies from Monday crash injuries

Police respond to the area near Ramona Drive and Central Avenue in Santa Ana where a 6-year-old child was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. His grandmother was also injured in the crash.
October 17, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Santa Ana woman died from her injuries Thursday after being hit by a pickup truck on Monday.

The collision occurred at the intersection of Ramona Drive and Central Avenue in Santa Ana.

Police say Carmen Teresa Silva, 51, was walking her grandchildren to school when a teen driver hit her and her 6-year-old grandson. Her 7-year-old granddaughter was not struck. The boy died Monday in a hospital.

Authorities say a 17-year old Segerstrom Fundamental High School student was driving his 13-year old brother to MacArthur Fundamental Intermediate School when the accident happened. The teen stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators.


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