Two Young Children Injured In Vallejo Hit And Run

VALLEJO (CBS SF) — Two young children were injured Sunday evening in a hit-and-run near the Century Theaters in a Vallejo shopping mall, authorities said.

At 5:47 p.m., officers responded to the collision on Turner Parkway. At the scene, officers found two small children were struck by a vehicle that failed to stop at the scene.

According to police, a woman from Vallejo had been pushing her 2-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter in a stroller.

They were walking north across Turner Parkway east of Foothill Drive when a vehicle traveling west on Turner Parkway struck the stroller.

The children were thrown a considerable distance and suffered major injuries, police said.

The vehicle, possibly a white Acura TL, fled the scene.

The mother, who was not injured, and the two children were flown to a hospital for treatment. The children are currently in critical condition, police said.

The collision remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Vallejo police Sgt. Shane Bower at (707) 648-4329 and refer to case number 17-13530.

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