Lake Charles father hits 1-year-old son while backing out of driveway, child dies 2 days later
POSTED: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 6:43pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 6:49pm
LAKE CHARLES, LA — The Lake Charles Police Department has reported that a 1-year-old child has died as a result of injuries suffered when his father hit him with a vehicle while backing out of a driveway on Saturday, Jan. 11.
The accident happened in the 2900 block of Louisiana Avenue in Lake Charles at about 10:00 a.m. The child was initially taken to Memorial Hospital and was later transported to New Orleans where he remained in critical condition until Jan. 13, when he passed away.
The investigation is ongoing.
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