• May 19, 2017

2 Children Injured in Dallas, TX, Pedestrian Accident on Coit

Dallas, TX -- May 18, 2017, two children were injured following an accident where they were run over by a vehicle fleeing a shooter.

Dallas Police investigators reported that the incident took place near the intersection of Coit Road and Purple Sage Road in the afternoon hours of Thursday.

Reports indicate that two girls, students from RISD Academy, were walking along Coit Road on their way home. As they did so, a speeding vehicle lost control and ran into the two girls.

A 12-year-old girl was taken to Children's Medical Center Dallas for treatment of injuries said to be non-life-threatening. The other girl was treated and released at the scene.

Police said that the driver involved was apparently fleeing from an unknown individual shooting at the vehicle. The vehicle then lost control as it as fleeing, leading to the accident. It's unclear if any charges or arrests have resulted from the situation.

Investigations are ongoing.

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