News: Authorities identify vehicle of interest in Wimauma hit-and-run that injured boy

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – Authorities are trying to track down the driver involved in a hit-and-run incident that injured a child in Hillsborough County Thursday morning.


This is an update to a previous story.


According to WTSP, the 9-year-old boy was hit by a car at about 6 a.m. as he was waiting for a school bus on West Lake Drive in Wimauma. He was hospitalized with head injuries.


The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says it has obtained surveillance video showing a dark-colored sedan on the road nearby moments before the boy was struck. Deputies with the sheriff’s office are calling the car a vehicle of interest in the case, and urged anyone who may have recognized it to come forward.



Have you or a family member been injured in an accident caused by a reckless hit-and-run driver? If so, you may be entitled to significant compensation for medical bills and other expenses. Contact a Hillsborough County Hit-and-Run Accident Lawyer from Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group for a free consultation so we can advise you on the next steps in the fight for justice. Respond in our online chat box or give us a call at 727-325-5512 to tell us about your case and find out if we can help.

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