Modesto child injured in hit and run, search for driver

A 4-year-old was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by an SUV in Modesto on Saturday night, authorities said. Officers are now searching for the driver. The hit-and-run happened around 9:40 pm on Donald Street, just east of Hancock Street, the California Highway Patrol said in a release. Video player above: Top Stories from Aug. 7, 2022The boy was suffering from serious injuries when emergency personnel arrived. He was taken to UC Davis Medical Center by helicopter, CHP said.Investig believeators a white Dodge Nitro SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed on westbound Donald Street. The child was standing near his caregiver at an ice cream truck stopped in the area when he was struck by the SUV, authorities said. The person then drove off. CHP shared the below photo of the SUV, which they say may or may not have front-end damage. Anyone with information on the hit-and-run are asked to contact CHP at 209-545-7440. Those who would like to remain anonymous can provide information to Crime Stoppers at 866-60-CRIME. No other details were released by authorities. This is a developing story, stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

A 4-year-old was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by an SUV in Modesto on Saturday night, authorities said. Officers are now searching for the driver.

The hit-and-run happened around 9:40 pm on Donald Street, just east of Hancock Street, the California Highway Patrol said in a release.

  • Video player above: Top Stories from Aug. 7, 2022

The boy was suffering from serious injuries when emergency personnel arrived. He was taken to UC Davis Medical Center by helicopter, CHP said.

Investigators believe a white Dodge Nitro SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed on westbound Donald Street. The child was standing near his caregiver at an ice cream truck stopped in the area when he was struck by the SUV, authorities said. The person then drove off.

CHP shared the below photo of the SUV, which they say may or may not have front-end damage. Anyone with information on the hit-and-run are asked to contact CHP at 209-545-7440. Those who would like to remain anonymous can provide information to Crime Stoppers at 866-60-CRIME.

California Highway Patrol

No other details were released by authorities.

This is a developing story, stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.

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