Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Juvenile Injured in Hit and Run Tuesday Afternoon

A driver struck a juvenile crossing the street then left the scene Tuesday afternoon.

According to Pottsville Police, the incident occurred around 2:00pm, when a male juvenile was attempting to cross 16th street, in Pottsville and was struck by a dark colored SUV with tinted windows.  The SUV may have damage to the passenger side mirror.

The juvenile told police that the driver slowed the SUV after making contact but then continued south on 16th and left the scene.

Pottsville EMS responded and transported the juvenile to a local medical facility for treatment.

Anyone with any information concerning the accident or the identity of the driver is asked to please call the Pottsville Bureau of Police at 570-628-3792. Police will keep a caller’s identify confidential if requested.