Police investigate toddler injured in Deerfield Beach hit-and-run

Deerfield Beach, Florida – Detectives from the Broward Sheriff’s Office are investigating a hit-and-run accident Wednesday afternoon in Deerfield Beach that injured a toddler.

The incident happened around noon near the 900 block of Siesta Key Boulevard, according to BSO public information officer Claudine Caro.

Initial investigations revealed a toddler was playing in a parking lot when he hit oncoming traffic, detectives said. A passing vehicle hit the toddler and fled the scene.

The child was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and his injuries were not considered life-threatening, authorities said.

This is a developing story.

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