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Driver Speeds Off After Hitting Child In Norwalk

Norwalk Police are investigating a hit-and-run where a child was struck by a car Thursday night, according to the Hour.
Norwalk Police are investigating a hit-and-run where a child was struck by a car Thursday night, according to the Hour. Photo Credit: Frank MacEachern

NORWALK, Conn. — A driver fled the scene after striking a child with his car in the area of Fairfield Avenue and Cedar Street in Norwalk Thursday night, according to the Hour.

The child was struck in a parking area at around 10:19 p.m. and sustained non life-threatening injuries, according to the Hour. The child had been with their mother crossing the parking area when the car hit the child at a high rate of speed and left, according to the Hour.

The driver was described as a heavy-set male driving a black Lexus SUV, the Hour reported. The car was blasting loud music and continued onto Fairfield Avenue, running a stop sign in the process, police told the Hour.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Norwalk Police Department.

Anonymous tips can be left at the Norwalk Police Tip Line at (203) 854-3111. Anonymous Internet tips can be sent to Norwalk Police website at www.norwalkpd.com . Anonymous text tips can be submitted by typing "NPD" into the text field, followed by the message, and sending it to CRIMES (274637).

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