ELYRIA, Ohio — A 5-year-old boy has been taken to the hospital after suffering serious injuries in a hit-and-run crash late Tuesday afternoon in Elyria.
Police say the child was crossing Bath Street near the 100 block when he was struck by an unknown vehicle headed eastbound. The driver fled the area without stopping.
Paramedics quickly arrived at the scene and the boy was eventually Life Flighted to UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland. An exact update on his condition is not available at this time.
Authorities did not have any information regarding possible suspects or the vehicle involved. Anyone with such info is asked to immediately call Elyria police dispatch at (440) 232-3302 or send an anonymous tip via text to 847411 using the keyword "TIPELYRIA."
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