12-year-old boy injured after ice cream truck crashes into apartment complex

Published 6:30 am Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Authorities are working to determine why the driver of an ice cream truck barrelled into a Louisiana apartment building, injuring a 12-year-old boy inside.


A 12-year-old boy is in the hospital after the driver of the ice cream truck sped across a Kenner, La., apartment complex parking lot and then rammed into one of the apartments.

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The child was inside the apartment that was hit by the truck.

According to police, the ice cream truck driver was traveling on Dartmouth Place when it ran a red light at the intersection of Clemson Drive and entered a nearby apartment complex parking lot.

The ice cream was traveling at a high speed, authorities say.

On Monday, the child was reported to be in stable condition.

The driver was also transported to a hospital. The driver’s condition is unknown.

Police continue to investigate the incident.