LANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) -- An 11-year-old boy was riding his scooter in Lancaster on Friday night when he was struck and critically injured by a hit-and-run driver, authorities said.
The collision was reported shortly after 9:30 p.m. in the area of Fifth Street East and Avenue H-14, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
The boy was crossing the street at the time of the impact, a sheriff's spokesperson said. The hit-and-run suspect in a black vehicle fled the scene after the crash.
The driver of a second vehicle, who was struck either by the suspect or by debris from the collision, remained at the scene, authorities said.
The child was airlifted to a hospital, where he was listed in critical but stable condition.