Houston crash: 2-year-old ran over by car, killed while playing in parking lot
HOUSTON - Houston police are investigating what happened after a child was run over near Chinatown.
Around 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, police arrived at the 6000 block of Ranchester Drive at an apartment complex for a fatal auto-pedestrian crash.
HPD Sgt. David Rose said a 2-year-old was playing in the parking lot when a possible red sedan was backing up, ran the child over, and then left the parking lot. The mother was nearby but did not see the crash happen.
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The toddler was taken to the hospital where they were later pronounced dead.
Sgt. Rose said they were able to locate and talk to a potential suspect but no charges have been filed.