Young boy seriously injured in Harrisburg hit-and-run


HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — A young boy is in recovery after a hit-and-run in Harrisburg.

Police say the child was hit while riding a dirt bike in the Allison Hill neighborhood. When he was on Nectarine Street when someone hit him and fled the scene.

The child’s mother told abc27 News a list of injuries sustained including two broken legs, a broken knee, a broken hip, fractures to his skull among others.

The boy was recently taken off of a breathing tube while he recovers.

“We want to impress upon people to stop, exchange information, ensure that neither parties are hurt in the accident, and if possible, wait for the police,” said Harrisburg Bureau Captain Atah Akakpo-Martin.

So far, no arrest has been made in the hit-and-run incident. The family is calling for information and justice.

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