7-year-old killed while walking to school in Colusa County

Sep 2, 2014 4:13 PM by News Staff

A seven-year-old boy was struck and killed while walking to Williams School on Tuesday Morning in Colusa County.

According to the Williams Police Department the boy and another 12-year-old boy were both struck by a car at 7:55 a.m. when they tried to cross the intersection of 12th Street and E Street on their way to Williams Elementary School.

According to police, the driver of the car, a 20-year-old female from Williams, was blinded by the sun and did not see the boys crossing the street. Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash.

The seven-year-old was pronounced dead after being airlifted to U.C. Davis. The 12-year-old suffered only minor injuries to his legs.


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