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Police Investigating Hit And Run In Temple Hills Prince George's County

4:12 PM, Feb 8, 2013   |    comments
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PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY POLICE, Md. (WUSA) - The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating a hit and run accident that occurred Thursday in Temple Hills.

On February 7, at around 6:30 p.m., police officers went to the 4700 block of Wheeler Road to respond to a hit and run report.  When they arrived on the scene, police found a 14-year-old boy in the road, who they then rushed to a hospital. The boy is currently in critical condition.

The preliminary police investigation shows the teenager was trying to cross the road, not in a crosswalk, and was hit by a taxi.  The cab did not stop. 

With the help of a witness, police officers found the car at the Southern Avenue Metro Station.

Charges against the driver are pending. Speed, reportedly, does appear to be a factor in the accident.

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