A mother and her two children were struck by a vehicle they were walking through a Best Buy parking lot. The crossing accident one of the children dead.
The 47 year-old mother, her 8-year old child, and her 3-year-old child were crossing the street directly in front of the Best Buy store when a driver, an elderly woman, struck all three of them. All three victims sustained serious injuries and were transported to Flagstaff Medical Center. The 3-year-old died at the hospital.
According to the Flagstaff Police Department, the elderly female driver was the sole occupant of the vehicle.
No charges have been brought against the driver, though the accident is still under investigation.
The Flagstaff Police Department wants to remind all motorists and pedestrians that they should always remain alert and cautious, especially in areas where pedestrians and motorists must share the same space, such as in parking lots.
If you’ve been involved in a pedestrian accident or a crossing accident you should immediately contact a personal injury attorney that can help investigate the accident. From there, based on the facts they determine from the investigation, they’ll build a case and represent you should you need to go to court.