8-year-old boy injured in hit-and-run accident on Avenue J in Midwood

The child was taken to Lutheran Hospital in stable condition. (3/20/14)

MIDWOOD - Police are looking for the van that struck and injured a child in Midwood this morning before driving off.

At 7:51 a.m., police say the 8-year-old boy was struck by a green Dodge Caravan traveling on Avenue J near East 29th Street. A Hatzolah ambulance responded to the scene and rushed the child to Lutheran Hospital.

Police say the boy is in stable condition and is expected to survive.

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