HOUSTON – A 2-year-old child was struck by a car after wandering off from his west Houston home early Sunday, according to police.
Police said the child was reported missing in the 13800 block of Overbrook Drive at around 3:45 a.m.
At the same time, they received a report of an auto-pedestrian crash in the 13800 block of Westheimer, not far from the child’s home.
The child was taken by a medical helicopter to an area hospital in critical condition, according to police.
The driver that struck the child stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.