Police in Owensboro are investigating after a child was the victim of a hit-and-run incident Thursday.
According to the Owensboro Police Department, the hit-and-run happened Thursday near the intersection of 12th Street and Werner Avenue, with dispatch receiving reports of the incident around 8:30 p.m.
Authorities say the child was riding a bicycle when they were struck by a silver or white pickup truck and that the driver fled the scene.
Officer Andrew Boggess with the Owensboro Police Department tells us the victim was 9-years-old.
The child was taken to a local hospital where their condition remains unknown.
The incident remains under investigation by police.
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