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Young Boy in Grave Condition After Being Hit by Vehicle in Pomona: Police

Update: This post has been edited to reflect the latest information from police, who say they falsely reported a boy had died from injuries he suffered in a car crash. Read KTLA’s latest story here.

A young boy was in grave condition after he was struck by a vehicle in Pomona on Saturday night, authorities said.

The Pomona Police Department received a call about 8:25 p.m. regarding an injury traffic collision in the 2200 block of South Palomares Street, according to a news release. Officers arrived and located a 10-year-old boy who had been struck by a vehicle, the statement read.

Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel treated the injured boy and transported him to a hospital. He was in grave condition upon his arrival at the hospital, police said.

On Monday, the Police Department issued another news release which stated that the victim had died. His name was not released.

The release was subsequently deleted without further comment from police, who later said the boy had not died.

The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene Saturday and is cooperating with police.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this case was asked to contact the Pomona Police Department’s Traffic Services Bureau at 909-802-7741 or 909-620-2048.