The Sonora Police Department is trying to figure out why a man drove his SUV into a woman and her 1-year-old boy on Tuesday night, leaving them with moderate to severe injuries.
The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
The collision was reported just before 8 p.m., Sonora police said in a post on its Facebook page.
A 78-year-old man was driving a 1999 white Ford SUV northbound on Washington Street when he struck the 23-year-old woman and her 1-year-old son, who were crossing Washington street within a marked crosswalk, police said.
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The woman and child were transported out of the county for medical treatment, police said.
The cause of the collision is unknown and the investigation is still ongoing.