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Durham police probe hit-and-run of boy on bike

Posted November 2, 2008 10:16 p.m. EST
Updated November 3, 2008 10:50 a.m. EST

— Durham police are investigating a hit and run.

A 13-year-old boy was riding a bicycle on Southgate Street, near North Maple Street, when he was struck at 2:58 p.m. Sunday, police say.

The victim was transported to Duke University Hospital, where is was listed in critical condition.

The vehicle didn't stop and is described as a possible champagne-colored, older model Honda Accord. The car would have front-end damage and a shattered front windshield, police say.

The victim's name was withheld Sunday evening.

Anyone with information on the hit and run is asked to call Durham Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.