2-year-old Alabama boy in critical condition after hit-and-run

Published 6:23 pm Monday, March 13, 2023

Police say a 2-year-old boy is hospitalized with critical injuries after being struck by a hit-and-run driver.

Mobile police were searching Monday for the driver whose vehicle hit the child on a residential street, new outlets reported.

The boy ran into the street and was struck Sunday night, said Mobile police Cpl. Ryan Blakely. He said the driver had already left the scene when police arrived just before 8:30 p.m.

The boy was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said in a news release.