5-year-old injured in hit and run

5-year-old injured in hit and run

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A five-year-old is recovering after a driver hit him with a car, and left the scene on Saturday afternoon.

It happened around 4:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Poland Street. That's in Shreveport's Allendale neighborhood.

Family members on the scene said during a family gathering, a two-tone blue and gray Chrysler hit the child and sped off.

Carlton Jenkins, the boy's cousin said the car was traveling more than 25 miles an hour.

The boy was sent to a Shreveport hospital and is expected to recover from his injuries.

An investigation is underway.

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