A TWO-YEAR-BOY has been hit and killed by a car on a pedestrian crossing in Spain. The driver allegedly tested positive for cocaine.
The Servei Català de Trànsit said the incident happened in an urban area at kilometre 0.1 of the BV-5305 in Taradell (Barcelona).
Seven Mossos d’Esquadra Catalan police patrols, with three road and one air ambulance were sent to the scene.
In a statement they said that the child was transferred in a critical condition to the Hospital de Vic, where he passed away.
Local reports say that the driver, who is a Civil Protection service volunteer, tested positive in cannabis. He has been arrested for “imprudent homicide.”
📄 (Accident en zona urbana): El Servei Català de Trànsit informa que un menor ha mort atropellat a la BV-5305 a Taradell (Osona) https://t.co/58vhu3Teb1 Ens unim a les mostres de condol a familiars i amics per aquesta pèrdua tan dolorosa
— Trànsit (@transit) March 25, 2019