By Sean Krofssik
CHESHIRE – A child died after being struck by a by a car on Friday night.
Police responded to Wiese Road by Richmond Glen Drive around 8 p.m. for a child that had been struck by a motor vehicle, according to a police press release.
“The child was provided first aid by responding officers and paramedics at the scene,” according to the report. “The child was then transported to a local hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.”
The driver of the vehicle was on scene after the accident and has cooperated with the investigation.
The Cheshire Police Traffic Division along with the Naugatuck Valley Crash Investigation Team responded to the scene.
“This is a tragic incident and our thoughts and prayers go out to all involved,” police said. “At this time the Cheshire Police Department is withholding names as the investigation is ongoing and notifications of family members still need to be made.”