AP NEWS

Driver flees after crashing into home, hurting 8-year-old

November 15, 2019

BELTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a driver fled after crashing into a suburban Kansas City home and seriously injuring an 8-year-old child who was inside the structure.

The Kansas City Star reports that the crash was reported around 8:15 p.m. Thursday in Belton. The driver was arrested a short distance away and taken into custody. Police say the child was taken to a hospital with injuries that are believed to be serious. No one else was hurt.

The crash is under investigation.

___

Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com