LAKE ELSINORE (CNS) - A child was hit by a car in Lake Elsinore Friday, Jan. 8, suffering minor to moderate injuries.
The impact was reported about 1:05 p.m. in the 18300 block of Tereticornis Avenue, near 11th Street, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Riverside County Fire Department paramedics reached the scene within a few minutes and found the victim, whose identity was not disclosed, conscious and responsive, according to reports from the scene.
It was unclear whether the driver stopped or fled.
The patient was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
Although the CHP took the call, county sheriff's deputies took over the investigation because the incident occurred within the sheriff's jurisdiction.