Young boy struck by a car in Durham

10-year-old was riding a scooter on Chapel Hill Road Sunday

October 2, 2011 2:41:01 PM PDT
Durham Police say a 10-year-old boy was riding a scooter on Chapel Hill Road, when a car struck him and kept going.

It happened around 11:45 a.m. Sunday.

The boy was taken to the hospital with cuts and injuries to one of his legs.

An eyewitness followed the driver and police caught the suspect a short time later on Palmer Street.

Authorities say the driver is facing several charges including hit and run.

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