Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, July 19, 2010

Update: Alpine St. Collision Officers seek any additional witnesses to collision between car & child

07-19-10 Update: Alpine St. Collision Officers seek any additional witnesses to collision between car & child
Update: Alpine St. Collision
Officers seek any additional witnesses to collision between car & child
 
   Boise, July 19, 2010 - Boise Police continue to investigate a collision between a car and a 3 year old child. At this time, officers are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information who has not been interviewed by officers to please call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.
 
   What Happened: Boise Police were called after witnesses reported a child had been hit by a passing vehicle in the street on the 4800 blk of Alpine Street at approx. 8:37 p.m. Friday night, July 16th. Paramedics immediately took the child to the hospital for treatment of what appeared to officers on scene to be serious head injuries. The little boy remains hospitalized. Officers are told the boy lives on the street where the collision occurred. Officers are told the boy had been outside with his family prior to the collision.
 
   Officers found the driver whose car hit the child was on scene when they arrived. Officers say she is being cooperative with their investigation.
 
   The Boise PD Crash Reconstruction Team, along with detectives are investigating exactly how the collision occurred. Boise Police will work with prosecutors to determine what, if any criminal charges may be filed in connection with the case. At this time, no citations or charges have been issued.
 
   Witnesses or those with information on this incident who have not yet spoken to officers are urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.