Friday, February 21, 2014

5-Year Old Seriously Injured By Car

NAPLES, FL. -- A child was seriously injured after darting from behind an ice cream truck into the path of a car Thursday afternoon.

Donald E Miller, 81 of Naples was northbound approaching 5229 Flamingo St. driving a 2011 Toyota Camry as an ice cream truck was stopped on the east shoulder of Flamingo St. facing north in front of 5229 Flamingo St. at about 4:03 p/.m. Thursday.

The car continued north on Flamingo St around the ice cream truck as 5-year old Melany Cruz darted out into the street and ran into the right passenger side of the Camry. The child then fell to the ground near the area of contact.

The child was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. Miller was not injured and no charges were filed said FHP Trooper J.D. Close.

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