A five-year-old girl was killed and her aunt and toddler sister injured Tuesday afternoon when a vehicle hit them as they walked near Parkview Elementary School in South San Jose, police said.
At 3:24 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Bluefield Drive, where they found the girl suffering from life-threatening injuries, San Jose police said. The child was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:36 p.m.
The woman, the aunt of the two children, had taken her neices for a walk when the accident happened.
The woman was transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening, police said.
The toddler, who police said is a 2-year-old girl, was initially taken to a nearby home by family members but was later transported to a hospital. The toddler is also expected to survive.
The driver of the car involved pulled over at the scene and has cooperated with officers. Police said it does not appear that alcohol or drugs played a role in the collision.
The Police Department's traffic unit is investigating the incident.
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