HOUSTON – A 2-year-old child is in critical condition after Houston police said he was struck by a vehicle after wandering away from his family’s home overnight.
According to KSAT’s sister station KPRC, the child was reported missing around 3:45 a.m. Sunday in the 13800 block of Overbrook Drive.
Police said it was around that same time when officers were also called out to a crash not far from the child’s home, in the 13800 block of Westheimer.
When officers arrived, they found the child had been struck by a vehicle. He was flown by a medical helicopter to a hospital in critical condition, KPRC reports.
The driver involved in the incident was cooperative with police and remained on scene.