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7-Month-Old Boy In Stroller Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver In Long Beach

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Police Thursday were searching for a driver who struck a 7-month-old child who was being pushed in a stroller in Long Beach before fleeing the scene.

LBPD Release Video of Suspect Vehicle Involved in Hit-and-Run - 67th Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard by Long Beach Police Department, CA on YouTube

Officers were sent to the area of 67th Street and Long Beach Boulevard at about 11:29 a.m. for reports of a hit-and-run, according to the Long Beach Police Department. When officers arrived on scene, they found an infant had been struck by a vehicle.

According to police, the boy's mother was pushing him in a stroller through the crosswalk when an early-'90s model white Ford Explorer hit the stroller.

The baby was taken to a local hospital where he was said to be in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.

There was no additional information released about a possible suspect.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Long Beach Police Department Collision Investigative Detail Det. Shawn Loughlin at (562) 570-5130.

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