Guam – A 12 year old boy suffered minor injuries when he was struck by a car this morning in Mangilao.
Guam Police Spokesman A.J. Balajadia says it happened about 7:30 am this morning. Officers with the Hagatna Precinct responded to a reported Auto-Pedestrian Crash on Rt. 15 (Back road to Anderson) by the Eagles Football Field.
Witnesses say the boy was walking along the side of the road when he was stuck by a car that fled the scene. The truck’s passenger side mirror broke off when the pedestrian was struck.
Police describe the vehicle as a New Model Silver Ford F150 last seen on Route 15 headed towards Dededo. Witnesses were able to get the license plate number.
GFD Spokesman Joey San Nicholas says the boy was transported to Guam Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.
GMH Spokesman Connor Murphy says that the boy is in good condition and being treated in the Emergency Room. He said it doesn’t look like he will have to be admited to the hospital.
Anyone with information on the vehicle and it’s operator are asked to contact the Guam Police Department or Guam Crime Stoppers.