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Infant killed, parents injured after car jumps curb

June 3, 2019

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a car jumped a curb in central Florida and hit a family riding bicycles on a sidewalk, killing a 4-month-old infant being towed in a baby trailer.

The Altamonte Springs Police Department said that the infant died immediately, and the mother and father were in critical condition after being struck Sunday night in a suburb of Orlando.

Police officers say the parents were riding bicycles on the sidewalk, as the father towed the infant in a trailer.

Local news outlets report that the driver of the vehicle was cooperating with investigators.

Authorities say they don’t know yet why the driver veered onto the sidewalk.