7-year-old injured in Newport News hit-and-run

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Emergency crews responded to a 7-year-old boy being hit by a vehicle in the 100 block of Alan Drive, Sunday evening.

Police say the emergency call came in at 6:33 p.m. The boy was riding his bike when he rode it into slow moving vehicle. The accident caused the boy to fall off his bike causing bruises and scratches.

The woman driving the vehicle, a gray SUV, then fled the scene. Police say she appears to be 20 – 25 years of age.

The boy was transported to the hospital for minor injuries.

Police say this incident is still under investigation.

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