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Woman hits boy, 7, with SUV in Bethlehem, flees scene, police say

Published On: Jun 07 2013 03:54:14 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 07 2013 04:33:15 PM CDT

Police are looking for the driver who hit a young boy in Bethlehem and then took off.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -

Police are looking for the driver who hit a young boy in Bethlehem and then took off.

The 7-year-old boy was struck Monday night at 8th and Rapp streets, police said.

The female driver got out of her car, told the boy he would be okay and then drove off, police said.

The boy was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

The woman was driving a maroon Nissan Quest SUV, and it may have had the words "R.I.P Joseph" on the rear window, police said.

Anyone with information should call Bethlehem police.