Hit-and-Run Driver Hits Boy Trick-or-Treating on Derby Street in Berkeley

 Hit-and-Run Driver Hits Boy Trick-or-Treating on Derby Street in Berkeley

Boy, 7, Injured in Hit-and-run Pedestrian Accident

BERKELEY, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2023) — A hit-and-run driver struck and injured a 7-year-old boy who was trick-or-treating on Halloween Tuesday night on Derby Street in Berkeley.

The pedestrian accident occurred at around 6:25 p.m. on Oct. 31st in the 1200 block of Derby Street, according to The Mercury News.

A driver in a dark-colored sedan hit the child who was with several other children and fled the scene.

Meanwhile, paramedics responded and the boy was transported to a hospital where it was confirmed he had a broken leg, cuts and bruises. No other children were reportedly hurt in the crash.

Authorities are on the lookout for the suspect who fled.

Witnesses or anyone with information should contact police at 510-981-5980.

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Source: The Mercury News

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