One Year Old Hit By Car In Manchester
On May 21, 2022, at around 4:26pm, the Manchester Police Department responded to the area of Lake Avenue and Beacon Street for a report of a pedestrian versus motor vehicle collision.
Upon arrival, Manchester Police learned that a 17-month-old male exited the front yard of a Lake Avenue address and entered Lake Avenue, where he was hit by a 2015 Chevrolet Sonic traveling west on Lake Avenue. The child sustained potential serious bodily injury and was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment. The operator of the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic was not injured.
Through the course of the on-scene investigation the operator of the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic, Michael Norton age 55 of Epping, NH was placed under arrest for two counts of Possession of a Controlled Drug, Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, and Falsifying Physical Evidence.
The identity of the pedestrian is being withheld at this time as it is an active investigation and a juvenile. The cause and totality of the crash are still under investigation by the Manchester Police Department Traffic Unit.
If you have any information regarding this crash, please contact Manchester Police Department, Traffic Unit at 603-668-8711.