BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A boy was crossing a street in Brooklyn when he got hit by a car Monday morning, according to police.
Around 8:40 a.m., the 12-year-old pedestrian was in the vicinity of Wilson Avenue and Bleecker Street when he got hit by a driver in a car attempting to make a left turn, authorities said.
The boy was taken to a hospital. Officials said he sustained a minor injury to his left leg. The driver fled the scene.
Investigation by police regarding the hit-and-run crash is ongoing.
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