A 7-year-old boy was injured in a hit-and-run crash near a playground in Southeast Washington, D.C., Monday, and police are looking for the driver, police said.
Officers responded to a parking lot at the Town Hall Education Arts Recreation (THEARC) on Mississippi Avenue about 6:45 p.m. Monday, D.C. police said.
The boy was conscious and alert when officials arrived. A U.S. Park Police helicopter airlifted him to a trauma center, police said.
He had serious injuries but is expected to survive, police said.
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The driver ran away from the scene, police said.
A silver sedan was seen stopped with its front tires over the curb near a fence that surrounds the playground, photo show.
Detectives are investigating.
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