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Baby Boy in Grave Condition After 'tragic' Car Accident in DTLA [UPDATE]
A 2-month-old boy remains listed in grave condition this morning, following a car accident in Downtown Los Angeles near the end of the monthly Art Walk, according to L.A. Now. The child was in his stroller, accompanied by his mother, when a car accelerated and jumped the curb. "The infant is not expected to live," adds Blogdowntown.
Authorities are saying the crash is "a tragic accident," and one that appears to not have been drug or alcohol related.
The driver of a Cadillac DeVille, a 22-year-old Ladera Heights man, mistakenly hit the gas pedal rather than the brake as he tried to park near 4th and Spring. The Los Angeles Police Department say the driver was not wearing shoes, however he passed drug and alcohol testing. He has not been arrested, and likely will not be.
The child was taken to L.A. County-USC Medical Center. The baby's mother joined him, though she was not hurt in the accident.
The incident remains under investigation.
UPDATE: The baby, Marcello Vasquez, died of his injuries.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.