TPD: Father and two young children hit by vehicle in Midtown - Tucson News Now

TPD: Father and two young children hit by vehicle in Midtown

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A father and his two young children were hit by a car Sunday just after 6:30 p.m., according to Tucson Police Sergeant Chris Widmer.

The father and his 5-year-old daughter both suffered minor injuries, but the 7-year-old son suffered life-threatening injuries when a vehicle struck them near Speedway and Alvernon. The driver of the vehicle was not injured and stayed on scene, according to Sgt. Widmer.

Police say the vehicle was traveling northbound on Alvernon and tried to turn eastbound onto Speedway when it struck the three pedestrians. The three were in a crosswalk, police said. 

Eastbound Speedway at Alvernon will remain closed during the investigation. 

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