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3 Children Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver In South LA

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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Police Sunday said three children, who were struck by a hit-and-run driver in South Los Angeles, were expected to be OK.

The accident involving a blue vehicle was reported to authorities about 5:36 p.m. Saturday in the 100 block of East 47th Street.

The victims, identified as being 4, 6, and 10 years of age, were taken to County-USC Medical Center for treatment of bumps, scrapes and bruises, said Los Angeles police Sgt. Gregory Hoyt.

Anyone with more information as to the whereabouts of the driver or the vehicle is asked to call police at (213) 972-1853.

According to Hoyt, visibility was not a factor in the accident.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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