At 5:57 p.m. on December 23, Eugene Police were called after a pedestrian-vehicle crash at the intersection of Gilham Road and Elkhorn Drive.
A driver struck a woman, age 24, and her 16-month-old child as they entered a crosswalk in the area. The child was ejected from his stroller. Both the mother and child suffered life-threatening injuries. The mother was transported to a local hospital and the child flown to the Portland area for treatment.
Eugene’s Major Collision Investigation team is investigation the possibility of impairment and speed on the part of the male driver, age 27.
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