UPDATE: Teen in hospital after CQ hit-and-run
UPDATE TUESDAY 7AM: A QUEENSLAND Ambulance Service spokesperson has confirmed it was a teenage boy who was struck by a car in a hit and run accident at Emerald overnight.
The boy was transported in a stable condition to Emerald Hospital with a leg injury after being hit by a car at the intersection of Pressler Rd and Vine St just after 7pm.
MONDAY 7:55PM: A CHILD was the victim of a hit and run incident on Vine St, Emerald tonight.
A Queensland Police spokesman said police are investigating after the child was struck by a vehicle before it left the scene about 7.08pm.
A Queensland Ambulance Service spokesman said they treated the patient for a leg injury, and have transported them to the Emerald Hospital in a stable condition.
The patient's age and gender were not disclosed, but the police spokesman described them as an 'older child'.