Broward County

Child Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Oakland Park

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A child is recovering in the hospital after he was hit by a car. NBC 6’s Victor Jorges reports

Deputies are searching for a driver who fled the scene after hitting a child Thursday in Oakland Park.

The crash happened at around 6 p.m. near the intersection of Northwest 43rd Street and 5th Avenue.

The child was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

The 2-year-old was recovering in the hospital as of Friday.

Deputies did not provide further details.