Police say the child was crossing Olive Avenue with family members in a crosswalk when he was hit by an SUV heading west on Olive. The driver turned around after the crash, but then sped off. Madera Police describe the driver as a light skinned, possibly Hispanic female in her 20's. The suspect vehicle is described as a late model silver or gray Saturn S.U.V.
The three-year-old was taken to Madera Community Hospital following the crash, where he succumbed to his injuries.
The picture from the scene is provided by the Madera Tribune.