Child seriously injured in North County hit-and-run

Published: Dec. 6, 2022 at 6:14 PM CST
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - A child was rushed to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after a hit-and-run in north St. Louis County.

The St. Louis County Police Department said the child, about two years old, was struck in the 2400 block of North and South Road just before 5 p.m. The car that hit the child left the area.

Shortly after the incident, St. Louis County police told News 4 the child suffered life-threatening injuries. Less than an hour later, they said the child is expected to survive.

According to early police reports, the car that hit the child is believed to be a white Pontiac Grand Prix or a Grand Am. After the child was hit, the driver left the scene.

No other information was released about the incident.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the St. Louis County Central County Precinct at 314-615-0111. Anonymous tips can be sent to CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-8477.