MESA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- The investigation of the 4-year-old boy who was hit by a vehicle while riding a bike continues, reported the Mesa Police Department on Saturday.

The incident happened on Thursday, June 27.

Irene Mahoney, a public information officer of the Mesa Police Department, says the investigation reveals that the driver hit the boy after pulling away from a home.

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Investigators think the driver also backed up over the child, Mahoney added.

It is still unknown whether impairment had anything to do with the incident. This won't be uncovered until possibly next week, Mahoney said.

No charges are currently filed.

The family of the boy, named Royal, created a GoFundMe page to assist with their loss.

In addition to the GoFundMe page, a car wash was held on Saturday to help the family.

"This is how we do it in the hood," said Cruz Sandoval, Royal's stepdad. "We have to do it like this because we're low on funds. But I thank the people everywhere."

Above anything else, family and friends say Royal lived and breathed happiness every single day.

"Never didn't have a smile on his face," said Sandoval. 

 


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