Boy chasing soccer ball seriously injured by hit-and-run driver in Tacoma

An 8-year-old boy suffered significant injuries Sunday night after a hit-and-run driver struck him in Tacoma.

The boy chased a soccer ball into the 1200 block of 64th Street East and the driver of a small, dark car hit him about 8 p.m.

The driver did not stop to help.

The boy was taken to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital with serious injuries.

Police are asking anyone with information on the hit-and-run driver or vehicle to call 911.

Stacia Glenn; 253-597-8653