3-year-old boy hit, killed by DUI driver in San Bernardino, police say

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Friday, April 28, 2017
Authorities said a 3-year-old boy died after being hit by a driver under the influence in the 1000 block of Baseline Street in San Bernardino on Thursday, April 27, 2017.
Authorities said a 3-year-old boy died after being hit by a driver under the influence in the 1000 block of Baseline Street in San Bernardino on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (KABC) -- A 3-year-old boy was struck and killed by a driver under the influence in San Bernardino on Thursday, according to authorities.

San Bernardino police said the boy and his family were walking through a crosswalk in the 1000 block of Baseline Street near Massachusetts Avenue just before 6 p.m.

While the family was walking through the crosswalk, a truck hit and killed the child, according to officials.

Authorities said the female driver was arrested for felony driving under influence.