On Monday, 02/08/16, at 11:29am Beaumont Police Officers responded to 2887 Houston St. in reference to an Auto-Pedestrian accident. Upon Officers arrival they located a woman with a small child in her arms.  Officer Louis Mathews quickly took the child and began C.P.R. until EMS arrived.

The accident occurred when a relative was driving in reverse to wash the vehicle, the 18 month old Girl ran out of the home and was hit. The driver never saw her.

The current status is unknown but is being flown to Texas Memorial Hospital in Houston.

Officer Jose (Joe) Ornelas

Auto Pedestrian Accident claims the life of 18month old girl.


Update- 18 month old victim of a terrible accident lost her life. Police and first responders worked aggressively on the injuries she sustained and as she was being prepped for life-flight she succumbed to her injuries.