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LMPD: Suspected hit-and-run driver who struck child in custody

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Police on the scene where the child was hit by the vehicle. Police on the scene where the child was hit by the vehicle.
Offices located the van that allegedly hit the child in the 6600 block of Skyline Drive. Offices located the van that allegedly hit the child in the 6600 block of Skyline Drive.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A child was rushed to Kosair Children's Hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a driver who fled the scene in Pleasure Ridge Park, according to MetroSafe.

MetroSafe said the child was hit in the 5500 block of Grandel Boulevard around 7 p.m. Thursday.

Shortly after officers located the suspected driver in the 6600 block of Skyline Drive in Valley Station, approximately four miles away from where the child was hit.

Police have not released the identity of the suspect but said the driver is in custody and several charges are expected to be filed.

We will update you on this story with more information as it comes into the newsroom.

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