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Car hits 7-year-old on 4th Ave.

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)—Chattanooga Police are investigating a hit and run, Friday afternoon.

Police Spokesperson Jerri Weary says a seven-year-old boy was hit by a car as he tried crossing 4th Avenue on his bike.

Weary says witnesses told police the female driver was in a burnt orange or red, four-door Oldsmobile Intrigue.

Police believe the victim avoided life-threatening injuries, escaping with only facial abrasions. The seven-year-old was taken to T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital for evaluation.

Weary says a suspect has not been found and ask anyone with information to call the Chattanooga Police Department.

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