Santa Cruz PD Looking For Motorcycle Driver Who Hit Child In Crosswalk (PHOTO)
(BANT) – Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a motorcyclist involved in a hit and run that seriously injured a child Sunday afternoon in Santa Cruz.
According to police, a 9-year-old boy and his mother were walking in a crosswalk at Mission Street and Van Ness Avenue.
As other vehicles stopped to let the mother and son cross the street, a motorcyclist splitting traffic hit the child. Police say the motorcyclist did not stop and instead sped off south on Mission Street.
The child is in a trauma center with significant injuries that are not considered life-threatening.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Santa Cruz Police Department at (831) 471-1131 or email Officer Hedley at firstname.lastname@example.org.