Police in Colorado are on the lookout for the person responsible for injuring a child with their vehicle and then fleeing the scene.

According to a report from the Pueblo Police Department, on Sunday, March 13, 2022, a toddler in Pueblo, Colorado was hit by a vehicle and had to be transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.

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Hit and Run in Pueblo, Colorado Injures Toddler

It was approximately 4:40 PM when authorities with the Pueblo Colorado police department were dispatched to the 600 blk of Beulah Ave.

Upon arrival, police found that a toddler had been the victim of a hit and run and was suffering serious injuries.

Officials immediately transported the child to the local hospital for treatment. According to KKTV, the toddler was then flown to a hospital in Colorado Springs for observation.

The toddler, a 3-year-old named Zion suffered a concussion, but doctors were surprised to find that the child was otherwise okay.

Pueblo, Colorado Police Search for Hit and Run Suspect

Authorities are searching for the driver and/or vehicle involved in the incident. Police stated that the vehicle in question is a silver sedan with dark tinted windows.

Police also believe that the vehicle may have received some damage to the front passenger side.

Tips and Leads Needed for Pueblo Hit and Run

If you have any information about the hit and run, please contact Pueblo Police ASAP. Tips and leads can be received by calling dispatch at (719)-553-2502 or you can reach the Traffic Division during normal business hours at (719) 553-2536. The reference case number for the hit and run is 22-4742.

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