Child hit by car on 1500 block of North Chicago Avenue; car fled the scene

A 12 year-old child was hit by a car while crossing the street on the 1500 block of North Chicago Avenue on September 22 about 3:26 PM.

Witnesses told police the striking vehicle had fled the accident scene. 

South Milwaukee Police responded to the accident.

Through witness information officers were provided a license plate and were able to locate the suspect vehicle at an address in Cudahy. 

The driver was taken into custody at that address.  

The child was transported for medical treatment as a precaution.  

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