District Attorney Files Charges Against Driver Who Struck Child

By On February 26, 2014

The District Attorney filed four charges, including three felonies, against Meagan Booth, age 28 and a Lancaster resident, today, February 26. Booth was arrested for DUI and hit and run after she struck a five-year-old boy crossing Victory Blvd. at Fairview St. with his grandmother on Monday, February 24.

BPD New Police Car -2Booth’s two-year-old child was also in the vehicle at the time of the accident, said Sgt. Darin Ryburn of the Burbank Police Department.

The City Attorney filed a misdemeanor charge for child endangerment and three felony charges related to DUI, DUI with injury and failure of a driver to stop at the scene of an injury accident.

Booth was arrested and booked at the Burbank Jail and her bail was set at $100,000.

The injured five-year-old boy is doing okay, added Ryburn.