18-month old Aliah Melgar struck by reversing car at Spring Forest Apartments

At around 5:40pm on Wednesday February 29, 2012 a woman accidentally backed her car over 18-month old Aliah Melgar at Spring Forest Apartment complex in Houston. The apartment complex is located at Bissonet and Rampart. Investigators determined the woman driving the car was on her way to work when she hit Aliah: the driver thought she had hit a cat at first but on realizing it was a child she got her husband and they called 911 to request an ambulance. Aliah was first taken to Southwest Memorial and from there was life flighted to Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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