Virginia 8-year-old struck by vehicle in hit and run

PETERSBURG, Va. — Police are looking for a driver who hit an 8-year-old and drove off in Petersburg Saturday afternoon, according to CBS 6. 

The incident occurred in the 200 block of East Wythe Street around 12:30 p.m. Police say an 8-year-old boy was struck and transported to a local hospital.

Police are not aware if the vehicle in question was a car or an SUV, but say that the vehicle was red.

This is a developing story. Stay with CBS 6 for updates.