Police say a 10-year-old boy died and his brother was injured after being hit by a car in west Lethbridge on Monday afternoon,
According to the Lethbridge Police Service, it happened at the intersection of Whoop-Up Drive and Aquitania Boulevard at around 3:30 p.m.
Investigators said a vehicle was travelling south on Aquitania Boulevard and was making a right turn onto Whoop-Up Drive when it hit two young boys walking in a crosswalk. Their father was with them at the time, police said.
“A nine-year-old boy sustained minor injuries and the father was not injured,” police said in a Monday evening news release. “Tragically, a 10-year-old boy suffered life-threatening injuries and later died in hospital.”
Police said the vehicle was facing a yield sign.