9-year-old child struck in hit-and-run incident in Brooklyn; driver fled the scene

Police are searching for the operator of a two-wheel vehicle that struck a child and fled the scene on Wednesday.

It happened around 5:33 p.m. in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.

Authorities say a 9-year-old boy was struck in front of 61 Harrison Avenue.

He was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he’s listed as conscious and alert.

The driver of the two-wheel vehicle, possibly a moped, fled the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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