California toddler killed by Amazon van at apartment complex, police say

IRVINE, Calif. — A 23-month-old girl in California died Tuesday after she was struck by an Amazon delivery van at an apartment complex, authorities said.

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In a news release, the Irvine Police Department said that the truck collided with the child in the parking lot of the apartment complex in Irvine at about 3:30 p.m. PDT.

The child died at the scene, The Orange County Register reported. The driver remained at the scene to speak with authorities, Irvine Police Department Sgt. Karie Davies told the newspaper.

According to the news release, the Amazon van was operated by a third-party contractor and “drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor” in the collision. No arrest or citation was announced.

The cause of the collision was under investigation, KABC-TV reported.

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