2-year-old child struck by vehicle after wandering off from west Houston home, police say

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.


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