Suspect arrested for hitting woman, child in stroller in west Phoenix, officials say
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A suspect has been arrested in connection to hitting a woman and child with an SUV early Tuesday morning in west Phoenix.
On Wednesday, Phoenix police identified the suspect as 39-year-old Priscilla Randall, who has since been booked into the Maricopa County jail.
Police and firefighters were called to the area of 40th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard just before 8 a.m., where they found an injured adult and child. Police say the woman was pushing the child in a stroller when Randell struck them. Both were taken to a hospital with what appeared to be less serious injuries. However, police say hospital staff later determined the child’s injuries were life-threatening. Video from the scene, after the accident shows a red SUV stopped at the intersection next to an empty stroller. Randall reportedly stayed on the scene and was evaluated for possible impairment.
Randall is facing one count of assault, among other charges. No other information has been released.
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