Child Injured in Collision at Walmart
A young boy was involved in an auto-pedestrian accident at an Austin Walmart.
Details about the Walmart Child Accident
The child was administered CPR at the scene of the accident. He was taken to Dell’s Children’s Medical Center to be treated for his injuries. The driver who struck the young boy remained on scene after the accident.
It is unknown what, if any, charges the driver will face regarding the accident.
Important Information about Child Pedestrian Accidents
- According to the Highway Loss Data Institute, 19% of child motor vehicle deaths were pedestrians and 69% were passenger vehicle occupants.
- The rate at which child pedestrians are killed has declined by 91% since 1975.
- Children younger than 13 represented 17 percent of the U.S. population in 2014 and 3 percent of motor vehicle crash deaths.