FAIRFIELD (CBS SF) — An 11-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a minivan in Fairfield Monday morning, according to police.
The child was trying to cross Texas Street at Great Jones Street shortly before 8 a.m. when he was struck by the minivan as it drove east on Texas Street, according to police.READ MORE: Family Clings To Hope That Missing San Francisco Toddler Arianna Fitts Is Still Alive
The boy was in a crosswalk when he was hit but there is no signal light at that location. The driver, who stopped and is cooperating with police, is not suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol, Sgt. Matt Bloesch said.READ MORE: Ballpark Beating Victim Bryan Stow Tosses Out Giants First Pitch
“It appears he just stepped out in front of the van,” Bloesch said.
The boy was cared for at the scene by witnesses and then taken by ambulance to UC Davis Medical Center.MORE NEWS: Fire Erupts At Half Moon Bay's Historic San Benito House Inn; Two Rescued
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