Child struck by hit-and-run driver

SAN DIEGO — A child was hit by a vehicle whose driver fled the scene Friday night in the East Village, San Diego police confirmed.

The incident happened at 8:50 p.m. in the 1600 block of Island Avenue.

The child was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle was described as a black truck. It was last seen headed northbound on 16th Street.