(Metro file photo) (Metro file photo)


A motorist struck a 3-year-old boy Friday in West Philadelphia and then ran, police said.



Police said the boy was hit around 10:30 p.m. by a black SUV at the intersection of 53rd and Chestnut, police said.


The boy is in critical condition at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

No arrests have been made, but authorities are reviewing surveillance footage.

Submit a tip via telephone at 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to 773847.


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