Child injured in west Charlotte hit-and-run

Child injured in west Charlotte hit-and-run

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A 7-year-old was struck by a vehicle and injured in west Charlotte Saturday afternoon, police said.

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, the hit-and-run occurred shortly after 2:30 p.m. in the 3500 block of Crestridge Drive.

Officers say the driver of a green four-door sedan hit the child and then fled the scene.

Police believe the driver was a black man who was possibly wearing a plaid shirt.

The child was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with minor injuries, officers say.

No other information has been released.

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