Police investigating hit-and-run crash involving 10-year-old - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Police investigating hit-and-run crash involving 10-year-old child

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An 10-year-old child was hit by a motor vehicle in Norwich Friday evening and according to fire officials, that vehicle fled the scene.

An unidentified child was in the area of 159 Ave. around 7 p.m. when crash occurred.

Fire officials told Eyewitness News that the child was thrown between 30 to 40 feet.

The boy was transported to Backus Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A short time after the crash police located the vehicle and driver of the car. Thereas Morgan, 54, of Taftville was arrested and charged with evading responsibility and released on $2,500 bond.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Norwich police at 860-886-5561.

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