Tragedy in Youngsville as a child is struck by a truck while in the pick-up lane of a day care.
Youngsville Police confirm that a 3-year-old girl was hit by a truck in the parking lot of Principal’s List Preschool around 3:30 p.m. The child was in the care of a nanny after being picked up from the school, but got away from the caretaker and crossed in front of the truck while it was moving forward in the pick-up line.
Although emergency responders rushed the child to a local hospital, officials confirm that she died around 5 p.m. Thursday.
According to Youngsville Police Chief Rickey Boudreaux, there are no pending charges as this was “a terrible accident.”