3-year-old ejected and killed in crash on Detroit's east side

- A 3-year-old child was fatally injured in a crash on Detroit's east side Thursday night.

The crash happened at Seven Mile and Hayes at 7 p.m. when a woman driving a minivan with children inside, ran a red light hitting another car. 

The 3-year-old boy was ejected from the vehicle, which had been driving eastbound on Seven Mile, hitting a vehicle driving lawfully on Hayes. 

An infant inside the minivan was restrained in a car seat and is believed to be okay. It is unclear if the 3-year-old was restrained.

The mother was arrested at the scene by police suspected of driving under the influence. 

The 3-year-old was transported by police to the hospital and died from his injuries. 

Stay with FOX 2 for more information as it becomes available.

EDITOR'S NOTE: A previous version of this story said that police believed the incident to be a hit and run. Investigators have updated details of the incident which they say no longer leads them to that suspicion.
 

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