Driver arrested after hitting boy on bike

Posted by: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

A 13-year-old boy was sent to the hospital after getting hit by a car near 28th and Vine Saturday night. 

Police say witnesses saw 33-year-old Bao Nguyen run into the child from behind, sending him airborne. The 13-year-old was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

After the accident, Nguyen left the scene. Police say witnesses followed him and saw him get out of the car near 27th and Vine to check the damage to the vehicle before driving off again.

Nguyen turned himself in a short time later. He was arrested for leaving the scene of an injury accident.