16-year-old seriously injured in hit-and-run crash

WASHINGTON – A 16-year-old boy was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash Friday evening near the Hayfield Secondary School in Alexandria.

Fairfax County police say it happened around 7 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Telegraph road and Broadmoor Street. The boy was crossing the road in a crosswalk.

The victim was rushed to the local hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Police are searching for a red minivan with possible front-end damage.

The preliminary police investigation determined the van was traveling south on Telegraph Road when it turned left onto Broadmoor Street and struck a boy crossing the intersection. Witnesses tell police the minivan hit the teen and took off down Broadmoor Street.

Police are encouraging anyone with information to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187″ plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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