5-year-old boy dies after hit by van while being dropped off at school, police say

Authorities say a young boy died after he was struck by a van while he was being dropped off at...
Authorities say a younger boy died after he was struck by a van whereas he was being dropped off at college.(Prathaan by way of Canva | File picture)

LAS VEGAS (KVVU/Grey Information) – Authorities within the Las Vegas space say a younger boy died after he was struck by a van Friday morning whereas he was being dropped off at college.

In line with the North Las Vegas Police Division, officers responded at about 8 a.m. for reviews of a boy being struck by a car.

Police mentioned whereas ready on non-public property in a line of stopped automobiles to be dropped off at college, the 5-year-old boy exited the rear driver’s facet door of a car and ran throughout the driveway.

The driving force of a piece van pulled out from behind the stopped automobiles to go round them and struck the boy.

The unidentified driver of the van remained on the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, in keeping with police. No impairment is suspected of the motive force.

The kid was transported to the hospital, the place he was pronounced deceased.

Authorities haven’t but launched the boy’s identify.

The kid’s college, Somerset Academy of Las Vegas – Losee Campus, shared a letter that was despatched to folks:

We remorse to tell you, that right this moment earlier than the beginning of faculty, a scholar was hit by a automobile on their option to college. We perceive and urge everybody to be aware that this can be a tough time for mates, household, and plenty of members of our neighborhood. So as to present consolation and help, counselors, secure college professionals and different scholar help advocates can be accessible.

Please preserve the household and people immediately concerned in your ideas and prayers. At Somerset Academy the protection and well-being of our college students is at all times our high precedence. We wish to remind everybody of the significance of being secure when on or close to the campus. Please comply with all automobile loop procedures and visitors legal guidelines whereas taking part in drop off and choose up, as these are in place to guard all members of the Somerset Losee neighborhood.

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