Boy Killed in Crash at Lei and Polynesian Drives
1-Year-Old Hit by Rideshare Vehicle in Fatal Long Beach Accident
Long Beach, CA (August 15, 2020) – A toddler was killed in a pedestrian crash in Long Beach. The fatal accident occurred on the evening of August 15 at Lei and Polynesian drives.
The 1-year-old boy and his father got out of a rideshare vehicle in front of their home near the intersection. The father got distracted and the boy ran in front of the rideshare vehicle. The driver hit the child as he pulled away from the curb.
The boy was taken to a local hospital, where he later died. The driver of the rideshare vehicle remained at the accident scene.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victim.