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APD Investigating Hit and Run of 4-Year-Old

The Amarillo Police Department is investigating a hit and run involving a 4-year-old on South Van Buren.

APD reports that officers were called to the scene last night, at about 9:10pm. A 4-year-old male had been in the street pushing a toy car when a gray 4-door Pontiac driven by a Hispanic male struck the boy.

The car fled the scene and the child was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The incident is under investigation. If you have any information, you are asked to contact the Traffic Unit at 378-9402 or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.

Photo by the Amarillo Police Dept.

Photo by the Amarillo Police Dept.

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