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Boy, 5, Hit by Car and Seriously Hurt

A 5-year-old boy was listed in serious condition at Western Medical Center-Santa Ana on Thursday night after being hit by a car.

The boy, whose name was being withheld, apparently stepped into traffic from between two parked cars about 7:40 p.m. on South Minnie Street when he was struck, Santa Ana Police Lt. Jose Garcia said. The boy suffered head injuries and possibly a broken hip, Garcia said.

The 19-year-old driver of the vehicle was not cited, Garcia said.

“There’s no indication of negligence,” he said.

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