68-year-old grandmother seriously hurt when she and her grandson are hit by driver that fled the scene at Sierra Road and Mauna Kea Lane in San Jose, California
Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Grandma, Grandson in San Jose Crosswalk
Police said the victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries and initially refused medical transport, but the grandmother was later admitted to the hospital.
The child's mother, who asked not to be identified, said her son has a bump on his head but should be OK.
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