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7-Year-Old Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Being Hit By Car

The intersection of Lakewood Drive and Lakeland Avenue in Congers.
The intersection of Lakewood Drive and Lakeland Avenue in Congers. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

Original story:

A 7-year-old was rushed to Westchester Medical Center Tuesday morning after being injured in a hit-and-run incident in Rockland County, Clarkstown Police said.

At approximately 8:05 a.m., the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the intersection of Lakewood Drive and Lakeland Avenue in Congers for a report of a child struck by a vehicle.

Responding officers arrived on scene and began to administer first aid to the girl, who appeared to have a broken leg, police said.

Rockland Paramedics and the Congers Volunteer Ambulance Corps transported the child to Westchester Medical for non-life threatening injuries.

The vehicle that struck the child fled the scene without stopping, last seen traveling eastbound on Lakewood Drive, police said.

The Clarkstown Police Department is asking for anyone who may have been in the area and has additional information to contact the police department at 845-639-5800.

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