A female driver was taken into custody after she allegedly ran a red light and struck a 10-year-old boy in Santa Ana Sunday night, police said.
The child was hit by a 2008 Ford F-150 truck at the intersection of 17th Street and Cabrillo Park (map) around 6:45 p.m., according to Cmdr. Enrique Esparza of the Santa Ana Police Department.
The boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition, Esparza said.
The driver, identified as 33-year-old Suray Leon of Santa Ana, was arrested on suspicion of DUI and booked at Santa Ana Central Jail, according to Esparza.
She was being held on $100,000 bail, Orange County inmate records showed.
KTLA’s Rose Razeghi and Justin Burton contributed to this report.