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Child struck by car looking at Christmas lights in Ocean Beach

Posted at 9:37 PM, Dec 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-18 00:37:23-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A 7-year-old child was struck by a car while looking at Christmas lights in Ocean Beach Monday night.

According to police, the incident happened around 6:30 on the 4700 block of Newport Avenue.

Police say the family was looking at Christmas lights when the child didn’t see a car coming, walked out into the street and was struck by a car.

The young boy was taken to the hospital with a broken leg. Police say the driver remained at the scene. Alcohol isn’t believed to be a factor.