AVONDALE, Ariz. — A two-year-old boy has died after being struck by a vehicle in Avondale Saturday evening.
Avondale Fire Department said crews responded to a call around 7:05 p.m. in the area of West Davis Lane and South 109th Avenue.
The boy was transported to the hospital for treatment but sadly died from his injuries.
The driver of the vehicle stayed on the scene. The Avondale Police Department is now investigating the incident.
This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News for updates.
Driving Safety Tips:
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) offers driving tips to help keep people safe on the road.
"There’s always room for improvement when it comes to road safety," the department said on its website.
ADOT's suggestions include:
Don’t speed or drive aggressively
Never drive while under the influence of substances
Avoid distractions while driving
Wear your seatbelt and make sure all passengers are doing the same
When an emergency vehicle is on the side of the road, move over
Stay extra aware in work zones
Be prepared for weather conditions that make driving dangerous
"Real-time highway conditions are available on ADOT’s Arizona Traveler Information site at az511.gov, by calling 511, downloading the AZ 511 app and through ADOT’s Twitter feed, @ArizonaDOT," the department said.
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