An 8 year old boy is in critical condition at UPMC Hamot after he was struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon at Broad Street and the Bayfront Connector.
Police are looking for a silver SUV that witnesses said hit the child then left the scene. The child was said to be in cardiac arrest after he was struck. Erie police officials were administering CPR until Emergycare arrived.
The Bayfront Connector around the accident scene was closed for nearly 3 hours while police investigated.
The road has since been reopened.
If you have any information on the vehicle or the driver who struck the child you are asked to call Erie Police at 870-1120