Driver Takes Off After Hitting Toddler

Surveillance video is released of the black SUV, wanted in this hit-and-run

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    Police release surveillance video of a dark-colored SUV wanted in the hit-and-run of a toddler in South Philadelphia. (Published Thursday, Apr 18, 2013)

    Police are searching for the driver, who hit a toddler in South Philadelphia, and kept on driving.

    Investigators are hoping surveillance video will lead them to the driver of a black SUV, who hit the boy at Broad and Tasker Streets around 4 p.m. Thursday.

    Police say the 2-year-old boy was walking with his mother, when he darted into the street.

    The toddler was taken to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to be treated for a broken leg and other injuries.

    Police believe the driver was a woman in her 50s.

    The woman was possibly driving a Jeep SUV. The vehilce is seen on surveillance video taken from a nearby business.

    Anyone with information should contact Philadelphia Police.

     


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