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La Crosse police asking for help in finding hit and run driver that injured children

Mitch Reynolds



La Crosse police are hoping for help in finding the driver in a hit and run that injured two children.

A statement from the police deparment said the crime occurred on Friday at about 4:52 p.m..

Three children were attempting to cross George Street at Logan Street, in the crosswalk when a southbound four-door car hit two of the children.

The car is described as a gray or a lighter colored gray, 4-door passenger car, possibly a Toyota, or similar make.

Both children were taken to local medical facilities with non-life threatening injuries.

Police said, according to witnesses, the car was last seen driving away from the scene south on George Street.

From La Crosse police: “If you have any information regarding this crash please contact La Crosse Police at 608-789-5962. You can also remain anonymous, by contacting the La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers at 608-784-TIPS or visit www.lacrossecrimestoppers.com to report it online. You can also download the Crime Stoppers App “P3” to submit a tip via your phone.”