Family struck while crossing the road near Richmond Centre

An SUV hit a mother crossing No. 3 Road with her two children in Richmond Saturday, leaving one of the children with serious injuries.

The collision occurred shortly after 10 a.m. just south of Brighouse Station, near No. 3 and Cook roads. Emergency personnel responded to the scene, and traffic was snarled in Richmond’s City Centre that morning.

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Cpl. Dennis Hwang with the Richmond RCMP said the 29-year-old mother and her three-month-old baby she was pushing in a stroller received minor injuries. Her four-year old child was seriously hurt, although the injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The family is from Vancouver.

The driver, a 62-year-old from Richmond, remained at the scene and is cooperating with police.

If you have information about this incident or dashcam video, police want you to contact them at 604-278-1212 or email Richmond_Tips@rcmp-grc.gc.ca and quote file 2019-14499.

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