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Juvenile Struck by Car in Newark; Driver Fled the Scene

By rlsmetro on

Police in Newark are investigating an incident where a child was struck by a car on a street in the city Monday night.

According to a statement released by Newark Police officials, the incident happened at around 9 p.m. in the 20's block of Jones Street where police arrived at the scene after receiving reports of an injured person.

Officials say the juvenile was transported to University Hospital where he is reportedly in stable condition.

The driver of the car drove away from the scene immediately after striking the child according to officials.