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Teen Critical After Hit-and-Run Accident in Temple Hills, Md.

10:58 PM, Feb 7, 2013   |    comments
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TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (WUSA) -- A teenager is in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident in Prince George's County on Thursday evening, police said. 

It happened at around 6:24 p.m. on the 4700 block of Wheeler Road in Temple Hills, police said. 

When police got to the scene, they saw a teenage boy in the roadway. 

Witnesses say the vehicle that hit the boy left the scene without stopping. 

A citizen who saw the accident, told police the striking car was a dark colored taxi cab. The citizen assisted police and went to Southern Avenue Metro station, where he helped identify the cab. 

Police took the driver into custody. The driver being questioned and charges are pending.

Police did not say which cab company was involved in the incident. 

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