Woman hits boy, 7, with SUV in Bethlehem, flees scene, police say

Author: , Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published: Jun 07 2013 04:54:14 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 07 2013 05:33:15 PM EDT
BETHLEHEM, Pa. -

Police are looking for the driver who hit a young boy in Bethlehem and then took off.

The 7-year-old boy was struck Monday night at 8th and Rapp streets, police said.

The female driver got out of her car, told the boy he would be okay and then drove off, police said.

The boy was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The woman was driving a maroon Nissan Quest SUV, and it may have had the words "R.I.P Joseph" on the rear window, police said.

Anyone with information should call Bethlehem police.