Fatal Traffic Collision
On December 11, 2016 at 6:20 pm Chino Police Officers responded to a report of a traffic collision between a vehicle and a child in the 12700 block of Oaks Avenue. Upon arrival, officers and paramedics found a 5 year old boy suffering from severe trauma. Paramedics transported the boy to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The boy resided on Oaks Avenue, the street where the collision occurred.
The driver of the vehicle is an 18 year old male from Chino, California. He remained at the scene and has cooperated with the investigation. It is not believed that alcohol or drugs played a part in the collision.
The roadway remained closed while members of the Traffic Unit conducted their investigation.
The collision is still under investigation and anyone with information, especially anyone who witnessed the collision, is asked to call the Chino Police Department at (909) 628-1234.
An update, if necessary, will be provided on Monday, December 12, 2016.