Update: 8-year-old in stable condition following hit & run

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A little boy is recovering after being hit by a car in Richmond Friday night.

This happened around 9:30 p.m. in the 4000 block of Midlothian Turnpike. The 8-year-old was crossing Midlothian Turnpike near Wythemar Drive, when he was struck by a car that left the scene.

The boy was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, but we're told he's now in stable condition.

Police say witnesses described the vehicle as a small to mid-size red car, possibly a Chevy Malibu or Ford Focus, with tinted windows. We're also told the car may have damage to the front or front left.

If you know anything that can help police with this investigation, you're asked to call 646-1369. You can also call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 780-1000.

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