Boy in Critical After Being Struck by Hit-and-Run Vehicle

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    A boy was struck by a car in Camden around 11 p.m., suffering a head injury. (Published Saturday, June 28, 2014)

    A young boy is fighting for his life after a hit-and-run in Camden.

    The 8-year-old boy was on Westfield Avenue and North 32nd Street Friday night when he was struck by a speeding vehicle passing by. The vehicle fled the scene east on Westfield Avenue towards Pennsauken, New Jersey.

    The child was taken to Cooper University Hospital where he is currently in critical condition. According to witnesses, the hit-and-run vehicle is a red Dodge Charger. 

    If you have any information on the driver’s whereabouts, please call Camden Police.