MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx (PIX11) – A 13-year-old boy suffered a broken leg when he was hit by a moped in the Bronx that fled the scene after the crash, police said.
The hit-and-run happened in Mott Haven around 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 18, NYPD officials said.
The 13-year-old boy was crossing Brook Avenue at East 140th Street when he was hit by the moped, police said.
The moped, which was ridden by a man, a woman and a child, was allegedly traveling northbound on Brook Avenue against the traffic. The three riders got back onto the moped and rode away after the crash, police said.
The boy suffered a broken left leg and was taken to a hospital, authorities said.
Police are still searching for the riders of the moped, shown in the surveillance images above.
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