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Contact: Captain Eben Bratcher, Lt. Darren Simmons,
Deputy Roxanne Meyer or Alfonso Zavala
Phone: (928) 783-4427
DR#  2013-24228

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
5:00 PM, March 14, 2013


Injury Collision

Location of Incident: 2786 E. 16th Street, Yuma, AZ

On 3/14/2013 at approximately 4:22 PM, a 3 year old child was struck while riding a child’s toy in the parking lot of a business in the 2700 block of E. 16th Street in Yuma. The child was transported by Rural Metro ambulance to Yuma Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in locating a vehicle that may have been involved. The vehicle is described as a white in color newer model Ford single cab pickup. It was a flatbed style body with a black trailer attached. In the trailer was what appeared to be a water tank. The truck and trailer could be a farm vehicle. The driver was described as a Hispanic male adult, bald head who appeared to be in his thirties.

If anyone has any information concerning this incident please call the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at the following number: (928)783-4427.