Driver hits mom, daughter and drags child in stroller. (CBS News)
Panorama City, CA-- - A 70-year-old man has been arrested after
allegedly striking a woman and her child with his SUV, then driving away with
the toddler underneath the vehicle, according to CBS
The station reports the mother was pushing her young daughter in a pink
car-shaped strolled in L.A.'s Panorama City neighborhood, when the driver, who
was unlicensed, hit them at a crosswalk and drove away.
The mother allegedly hit the front of the car and the windshield and when she
got up, she noticed her child was gone.
The suspect reportedly drove with the girl under the front of his car for
about a quarter of a mile while being chased by citizens.
The man stopped in the parking lot of a mini mall, according to CBS Los
Angeles, and that's when he realized what has happened.
The station reports the child was taken to the hospital and her condition has
been upgraded from critical to stable, while her mother is in stable condition
with non-life-threatening injuries.