News: Driver sought in West Palm Beach hit-and-run that injured 4-year-old

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Police are searching for the driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash in West Palm Beach that injured a young boy.

WPTV reports the victim was a 4-year-old who was struck Sunday night in the eastbound lanes of Okeechobee Boulevard near Rosemary Avenue shortly after 8 p.m.

The boy was walking with his father and three other children when he was hit by a white four-door sedan that witnesses said was traveling at a high rate of speed.  The driver took off after the collision without stopping to help, police said.

The victim was critically injured and was rushed to St. Mary’s Medical Center.

Police are now checking surveillance video from the scene of the crash as they attempt to locate the vehicle and the driver involved.

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