SUV sought in connection with hit and run on 7-year-old

BRUSLY, LA (WVUE) - Police are searching for a white SUV they believe struck a child while he was riding his bike on the Fourth of July.

State Police say that a 7-year-old child was riding his bike against traffic on River Road in West Baton Rouge Parish when he was struck by the white SUV, possibly an early-to-mid-90s Chevy Tahoe or GMC yukon. The hit and run occurred around 1:30 p.m.

State police say the child was not wearing a helmet and sustained minor injuries as a result of the crash.

Troops obtained surveillance video from a house on River Road near where the crash occurred showing the child pedal his bicycle down the road and a car later coming the opposite way that they believe struck they child.

Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call Louisiana State Police Troop A at 225-754-8500.

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