Brentwood: Hit and Run Driver Arrested for DUI After Striking Child

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At 7:05 am Thursday, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian at Trailside Drive and Sunset Road in the City of Brentwood.

While responding, it was reported the pedestrian was a child who sustained a head injury. A medical helicopter was then requested.

By 7:15 am, Engine 53 reported the child was an 12-year-old female suffering from a head trauma.  The helicopter was landing at Sunset Park.

According to preliminary information, this was a hit and run crash. If you were a witness or have any information please contact Brentwood Police at (925) 809-7920.

UPDATE
According to police, a 53-year-old female suspect was arrested for felony hit and run as well as for driving under the influence after an officer located her sitting in the involved GMC suburban in the parking lot within the 2100 block of Elkins Way. She was later transported and booked into the Martinez Detention Facility.

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  1. I hope they really nail her ass! What a horrible thing to do! What’s wrong with these people. Hitting a child and then just fleeing?

  2. The little girl praise God is doing well. She suffered a severe laceration on her forehead and is dealing with swelling and soreness. She still has to deal with this whole situation mentally over time as horrible as it was. But we are thankful she is alive and well. I am a family friend and want to thank everyone who took the time to help her or simply prayed and showed concern.

  3. That’s Great to hear. 53 years old you would think by then you would have your act together, not running around at bars getting plaster, 7:15 in the morning!! I don’t think that the bar being open til 4 has anything to do with being drunk at 7 am REALLY

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