A traffic accident on 14th St. shut down traffic in both directions for about an hour on Jan. 26.

According to the Santa Monica Police Department, a car struck a mother and child at about 3:38 p.m. on the 1900 block of 14th St.

Officers said a mother was crossing the street carrying her two-year-old daughter when they were hit resulting in injuries to both.

Officers said the child was thrown in the air and landed on the pavement. Initial injuries to the child appeared to be broken teeth and bleeding from the mouth.

The mother appeared to have injuries to her legs/hips and was unable to stand.

Both were transported by ambulance to UCLA Westwood Hospital.

The investigation is ongoing and no additional details were available at press time.

– Daily Press Staff