A mother walking her young child to school in Palo Alto this morning suffered major injuries when a juvenile driver struck her in a residential neighborhood near Stanford University, police said.
Palo Alto Police Department answered a call to its dispatch center at 7:48
a.m. today from the juvenile driver who reported colliding with a pedestrian
in the 3800 block of La Donna Avenue, police Lt. Zack Perron said.
Police officers and first responders from the Palo Alto Fire
Department arrived and found a woman in her 30s who was unconscious and
suffering major injuries, Perron said.
The woman's child was not hurt in the accident, police said.
The fire department transported the woman to a local hospital and
her condition is not known, according to police.
"We are keeping our fingers crossed" for her," Perron said.
The juvenile driver cooperated with investigating officers at the
scene and was not arrested, Perron said.
The accident remains under investigation by the Police
Department's Specialized Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team, he said.
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