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Lansdale Police Department vehicles are seen on the 100 block of E. Main Street as they investigate an accident in which an 8-year-old male was hit on Tuesday, Sept. 22 2020.

LANSDALE — Borough police are investigating an accident that injured an 8-year-old boy on Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, the accident took place around 5:20 p.m. on Sept. 22 in the area of 153 E. Main Street, where officers responded to a report of a juvenile pedestrian struck by a vehicle.

Witnesses told police that the striking vehicle had remained on scene but then left before officers arrived, according to police.

The 8-year-old victim was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries, police said Wednesday. The vehicle and operator have been positively identified, and the incident remains under investigation as of Wednesday.

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