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Child Hit by Car in Scotts Hill, Deputies Searching for Suspect

By Caitlyn Jones
By cjones@wbbjtv.com

Scotts Hill Police are searching for the person they say was involved in a hit and run with a child..and they need your help.

Officials say a 12-year-old boy was riding his scooter, Monday night on Highway 114 in Scotts Hill when a vehicle approached him from behind and hit him.

Fortunately the child was okay, but the person driving the vehicle immediately left the scene. They say the only description they have from the child is that may have been an SUV. Police also discovered a side mirror that fell off the vehicle.

"This person struck a child, they knew they struck a child, we need to find this person so they don't do this somewhere else," said Chief David Alexander.

If you have any information that could help police, call the Scotts Hill Police Department at (731) 549-3175.