Friday 15 November, 2019

Teen critically injured after hit and run

A 13-year-old boy is warded in a critical condition at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex following a hit and run accident this morning.

The incident took place around 7 am near the Sea Lots Walkover.

The teen, who is from Production Drive, Sea Lots, was attempting to cross the east-bound lane of the Beetham Highway near the Central Market when he was hit by a white Toyota Corolla.

The 13-year-old boy was thrown several feet into the air and landed in the roadway.

Police were told the driver of the vehicle did not stop.

The injured boy was rushed for medical treatment and up to 11 am he was said to be in a critical condition.

Officers are in the process of reviewing CCTV footage from the accident with the aim of identifying the vehicle and the driver.

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