Officials identify 10-year-old boy killed after colliding with delivery truck in East Bay

Bay City News
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Boy hit by delivery truck in Lafayette
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A 10-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with serious injuries Tuesday afternoon after he was hit by a delivery truck in Lafayette.

LAFAYETTE, Calif. -- A 10-year-old boy on a bicycle fatally struck by an Amazon delivery vehicle in Lafayette on Tuesday afternoon has been identified by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office as Leonardo Cellura.

Authorities responded shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday to the collision in the 500 block of Merriewood Drive and took the boy, a Lafayette resident, to a hospital where he later died.

The Amazon vehicle driver cooperated with investigators, who took blood from him for testing, sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

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Lafayette police are asking anyone with information about the collision to call (925) 283-3680 or (925) 299-3234 or email Sgt. Rossberg at tross@so.cccounty.us.

Video in the media player is from Tuesday, July 29.