6-year-old struck in North St. Louis County
NORTH ST. LOUIS COUMTY, MO – St. Louis County Police are investigating a hit and run accident that occurred at Princess Drive and Castle Drive Tuesday afternoon around 2:10 pm. Police say the child was by a black Chevrolet Cruze with 3 suspects in the vehicle.
When police arrived on the scene, they found the child in the roadway. The child was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect vehicle was found a short time later abandoned at the Lewis and Clark Elementary School located on Prince Drive. The 3 suspects fled on foot, but a 17-year-old male arrested shortly thereafter.
A police spokesperson says the vehicle had been carjacked earlier Tuesday in the City of St. Louis.
An investigation is ongoing.