13-year-old boy airlifted after being struck by hit-and-run driver in Victorville

A San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy speaks with a group of boys at the scene of a hit-and-run crash in Victorville on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. (Loudlabs)

A 13-year-old boy was struck by a hit-and-run driver Thursday evening while riding his bike near a park in Victorville, authorities said.

The child was airlifted to a hospital in unknown condition after the crash, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

The collision happened at about 7:19 p.m. at the intersection of Center and Lacy streets, just southwest of Center Street Park, a sheriff's spokesperson said.

The driver of a tan or white van fled the scene, investigators said.

No other information was immediately available.
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