Boy, 5, Killed After Being Hit by Car in West Philadelphia

A boy has died after being struck by a car along a West Philadelphia street Friday evening.

Xavier Moy, 5, was hit along the 5000 block of Irving Street around 4 p.m., family members and police said.

Family members said the boy was playing in the street with others when a green sedan rolled down the street and hit him.


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Moy was taken to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for treatment, but couldn't be saved, police said.

Police roped off the street and a large pool of blood sat near the sidewalk.

The driver fled the scene after the crash, police said. A description of the driver and exact make of the car was not immediately available.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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