News: North Lauderdale woman arrested for crash that injured toddler

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Posted: August 19, 2022

OAKLAND PARK, FL - The Broward Sheriff's Office announced an arrest in a crash that injured a toddler in Oakland Park last week.

The incident happened Aug. 11 in the area of Northwest 43rd Street and Northwest 5th Avenue, where deputies arrived shortly after 6 p.m. and found that a 2-year-old child had been struck by a vehicle.  The child was hospitalized with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Detectives with the sheriff's office released two surveillance videos of the vehicle involved in the incident, and after numerous tips from the public, the driver was identified as 60-year-old Kimberly Mathis of North Lauderdale.

Mathis was arrested at her home on Thursday and taken to the Broward Sheriff's Office's Main Jail. She faces a charge of failing to stop/remain at an accident involving injury. 

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