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(KMOV)-- A 6-year-old child was struck by a hit and run driver on his way home from school.
This happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday at Lillian and Alcott in north St. Louis.
Authorities said the child had been playing on the school yard of the Walbridge Elementary at the intersection. He was leaving the school yard and was crossing the street when he was struck.
There is no immediate description of the vehicle that hit the child but the vehicle did leave the scene. Authorities said the child was stabilized and transported to an area hospital.