DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Two Dallas families are dealing with tragedy after two children were hit by cars in different neighborhoods at around 8pm Monday.
In Oak Cliff, the driver of a minivan was backing out of her driveway when she accidentally struck a two-year-old female child.READ MORE: Dallas Police Release Video Prior To Shooting Of Armed Robbery Suspect
The child was taken to Methodist Central Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
The driver and the child live in the same household, but are not blood relatives.
There are no charges pending at this time and alcohol was not a factor.READ MORE: Young Man Shot To Death Behind The Wheel Of Car In DeSoto; Witnesses Saw Passenger Run Off
Around the same time in another part of Dallas, a mother and her 9-year-old daughter were on Pineland crossing southbound over Fair Oaks in the crosswalk.
While walking they were struck by a motorist who was traveling northbound and turning west onto Fair Oaks. The child was killed instantly.
The mother was transported to an area hospital where she is in stable condition. The driver of the Ford Expedition remained at the scene.
It is unknown if any charges are pending at this time. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this accident as well.MORE NEWS: Exclusive: Inside The North Texas Factory Making Syringes For COVID-19 Vaccines