Columbia police respond to hit-and-run at West Worley Street and Park de Ville Drive

Thursday, September 9, 2010 | 6:44 p.m. CDT; updated 12:58 p.m. CDT, Friday, September 10, 2010

* This article has been changed to correct the time of the accident and to clarify the injuries sustained by the victim. A previous version of this story reported incorrect information included in a Columbia Police Department news release.

COLUMBIA – An 11-year-old boy was struck while riding a bicycle through a crosswalk on Thursday afternoon, and police were searching for a vehicle that left the scene at West Worley Street and Park de Ville Drive. 

Columbia police, in a news release, said officers were looking for a charcoal-colored Nissan Altima driven by a white male between 50 and 60 years old.

The child was taken to University Hospital where he was treated for injuries to his *left leg, including breaks in two places, and released, according to the boy's mother. The hit-and-run occurred around 3:17 p.m.* Thursday; an officer arrived around 3:21 p.m.*

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Amy Vandergriff-Belcher September 9, 2010 | 9:47 p.m.

It was not 5:17pm. It was shortly after 3:00pm. The officer response was very fast. I believe we were at the hospital by 3:30

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