Richmond Police Seek Driver of SUV that Struck and Killed 4-Year-Old

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The Richmond Police Department is seeking the identification of a driver in an SUV that struck a 4-year-old child and fled the area Friday.

According to police, at approximately 5:00pm near the 2200 block of Coalinga Ave., a 4 yr old child was stuck by an SUV while walking with their parents. The child was life flighted to a local hospital in critical condition. The vehicle did not stop and fled the scene. Surveillance footage shows the suspect vehicle, which appears to be a 1994-2000 model, 2 door, green Ford Explorer with aftermarket wheels.

It should have minor front end damage and appears to have a white rectangular sticker in the lower passenger side rear window.

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Police said the 4yr old child succumbed to their injuries and passed away around 11:50 pm.

It was last seen westbound on Coalinga Ave from 23rd St. If you have any information regarding the incident or the suspect vehicle, please contact RPD dispatch at 510-233-1214.

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