Posted on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 6:47 am
Astoria, Queens, NY (October 10, 2018) – A vehicle struck and injured an 11-year-old child and the driver was reported to have fled the scene on Wednesday morning, October 10, in the Astoria section of Queens. The accident was reported to have occurred at around 8:15 a.m. this morning.
Police confirmed that an 11-year-old child was the victim of this hit-and-run that took place at the intersection of 13th Street and 40th Avenue. Emergency crews were quickly called to the scene to help the child who had to be rushed to a local hospital for treatment. The young victim is expected to survive at this time.
The vehicle in question was reported to be a white van. Police are currently searching for the van and the suspected hit-and-run driver. No further information has been made available as this is a developing story.
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