Vehicle Hits 14-Year-Old Boy In Farmingville, Speeds Off

No Description Of Vehicle Available Following Early-Morning Accident
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Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file/credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file/credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police in Suffolk County were investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a 14-year-old boy seriously injured in Farmingville early Saturday.

The boy was found lying in the roadway by a passerby after being struck by a vehicle around 2 a.m. The passerby called 911.

The boy, who lives in Farmingville, suffered a head injury. He was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, where he was listed in stable condition, police said.

More detailed information about the boy’s condition was not released.

The vehicle that struck the boy sped off north on Blue Point Road in Farmingville. Police did not release any description of the vehicle, but said it likely had front-end and headlight assembly damage.

Detectives asked anyone with information about the crash to call the Suffolk County police Vehicular Crimes Unit at (631) 852-6555, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at (631) 220-TIPS.

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