One child injured in Vista hit-and-run

February 25, 2020

VISTA – A hit-and-run on a Vista-area street left a 12-year-old boy injured late Tuesday afternoon.

A white sedan struck the boy in the 1000 block of Mar Vista Drive on the border of Vista and an unincorporated area about 4:45 p.m., according to police.

Following the impact, the motorist continued driving and left the area.

An air ambulance took the victim to Rady Children’s Hospital for treatment of injuries to his right leg and abrasions to his face, according to.

The child was conscious and responsive while being treated at the scene and prepared for transport.

Investigators said they believed the vehicle that struck the child was a 2019 or 2020 white Toyota sedan, which should have damage to the right mirror and possible front-end damage.

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