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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Police Searching for Driver Who Struck Toddler, Kept Driving on East Side

Posted By on Wed, Jun 19, 2019 at 12:21 PM

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Police officers are searching for a driver who failed to stop after hitting a toddler on the city's East Side.

According to multiple reports, police were called to a home on Norfleet Street around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Family members of a 1-year-old boy told officers that they were relaxing in their front yard when the child got away from them and ran into the street.

A black Mazda struck the toddler and continued driving.

The child was transported to the hospital by ambulance in stable condition. His leg may have been broken, according to a KSAT report.

The driver, when located, will face charges for failing to stop and render aid, police said.

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