Authorities in Vista are looking for public help in identifying a hit-and-run driver who struck a 15-year-old boy, and left him with serious injuries. The pedestrian accident occurred on December 28th at E. Vista Way near Arcadia. At approximate 9:30 p.m. the boy attempted to cross the street, inside the crosswalk and on a green light, when a negligent driver ran a red light and struck the boy. The victim was thrown onto the roof, and then run over.
According to reports, the boy suffered very serious injuries, including a head injury, a ruptured spleen and kidney damage.
Police were unable to identify the car, but are asking to public to look for a car that has damage to the hood and windshield. A reward of $1,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the driver. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477. Anonymous e-mail and text messages can be sent at www.sdcrimestoppers.com.
Source: North County Times
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