7-month-old baby injured after SUV strikes stroller in Long Beach; driver at large

City News Service
Friday, June 11, 2021
Surveillance video: Baby injured after SUV hits stroller in Long Beach
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Long Beach police released this video showing part of a hit-and-run crash on Thursday, when an SUV struck a stroller, injuring a 7-month-old baby. (Raw video / no audio)

LONG BEACH, Calif. (CNS) -- A 7-month-old boy was injured when the stroller his mother was pushing him in was struck by an SUV whose driver fled the scene in Long Beach.

The early-1990s model white Ford Explorer struck the stroller about 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the area of Long Beach Boulevard and 67th Street, according to a Long Beach Police Department statement.

Officers responded to the scene and took the boy and his mother to a hospital, where he was treated. The boy was listed in stable condition. His mother was not injured.

Police circulated video of the collision and asked for anyone with information to call Long Beach Police Department Collision Investigative Detail Detective Shawn Loughlin at 562-570-5130.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.

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