FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) — Fayetteville Police said a child crossing Raeford Road ran into the path of a vehicle that was traveling east on Friday.
The victim was rushed to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and is listed in critical condition.
Police told ABC11 the boy was hit by a green Jeep shortly before 6:30 p.m. in the 6000 block of Raeford Road between Skibo Road and Bingham Drive. Police did not immediately know his age, but estimated he is between 12 and 15 years old.
Recognize this shoe? It belongs to the boy who was struck by a car Friday in Fayetteville.
Police also told ABC11 they do not know the child’s name or who his parents are. Late Friday evening, police were still searching for those answers.
“Right now, one of our major concerns is trying to identify this young man’s family,” said Lt. Todd Joyce. “If there is someone who has not seen their child in the last couple of hours, we ask that you please call us, call 911 so we can find out who the child’s parents are so we can get them to the hospital and make contact to see what was going on prior to this.