SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA – A 2-year-old boy died Friday after he was mauled by a pit bull on Thursday night in San Bernardino. Sergeant Travis Walker of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said the dog was a family pet and it was a tragic accident.
The boy was in the backyard of his family home with the dog when the attack occurred around 7:30 p.m. Thursday night. The home was on the 1500 block of Kendall Drive. The boy sustained major head trauma. He was rushed to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he died around 1:30 a.m.
In this tragic accident, the family’s own pet killed their child. Our hearts go out to the family in their time of need. If you have been injured or lost a loved one to an accident involving someone else’s pet, you may wish to recover money to compensate you for the harm you have suffered.