A 4-year-old boy was struck and injured by a hit-and-run driver while trick-or-treating Monday with family and friends, police in Lowell said.
"The car just went right over the kid," Stephen Fay, a witness, told WCVB. "And because my headlights were shining forward, I could see the kid underneath the car. Like I saw the car go right over the kid, and I saw the kid laying on the ground."
Police said the little boy was walking with his mother and other kids at about 7:20 p.m. when he was hit, according toThe Associated Press.The driver was said to have stopped andgot out of the vehicle before getting back in and driving away.
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Police eventually caught up with the driver, Carlenys Arroyo, 27, of Lowell, and cited her with leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.
The child was taken to Tufts Medical Center witha head laceration, according to WCVB.He is expected to recover.