Hit skip on Buckeye Road

James W. Wade III | 8/22/2014, 10:47 a.m.
The car jumped on the sidewalk and struck both.
Police crime scene

The Cleveland Division of Police Accident Investigation Unit (AIU) is currently investigating a hit skip accident that occurred at E. 118th and Buckeye at approximately 1:15 pm on August 21,2014. Preliminary investigation reveals that a motor vehicle traveling south bound on E. 118th at Buckeye jumped the curb and struck an adult female and an infant. The vehicle was occupied by two people who exited the vehicle and left the scene on foot. At least one of the occupants returned a short time later and rendered assistance before again leaving the area on foot before officers arrived. The female victim has been transported to Metro in critical condition. The infant victim was taken to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in serious condition.