Car strikes, injures boy
PALMDALE (CNS) — A boy was injured Sunday when he was struck by a vehicle on a Palmdale street, authorities said.
It happened at 1:05 p.m. in the 5300 block of Evergem Avenue, Lt. M. Marion of the Palmdale Sheriff ’s Station said.
The boy was taken to a hospital, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department Dispatch Supervisor Imy McBride.
A news videographer at the scene said the victim was a 13-year-old boy with autism who was riding his scooter when he was struck by a 2000 Lincoln Town Car, whose driver said he tried to avoid hitting the boy.
Authorities could not provide information on the extent of the boy’s injuries.