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Driver strikes 9-year-old pedestrian, leaves the boy unconscious in the road

Posted at 8:47 PM, Aug 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-04 21:47:38-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck a 9-year-old and left the child laying in the street.

According to KCPD, the accident happened just after 6 p.m. at Smart Avenue and Spruce Avenue.

Investigators said that a 9-year-old boy was riding his tricycle in the street when a westbound vehicle hit him and left the scene.

The child was thrown from the impact and was unconscious when medics arrived.

The boy is in serious but stable condition at a local hospital.

KCPD said the only description of the vehicle is that it was a silver passenger car.