Police: Teen hit by car in Providence, driver flees scene

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence police said Saturday that a teenager was hit by a car while riding his bike and the driver fled the scene.

Police said the hit-and-run incident happened just before 7 p.m. Friday on the corner of Broad and Public streets.

The car was described as a dark colored Nissan Maxima.

Police said the 16-year-old was sent to Hasbro Children’s Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver, police said, has yet to be caught.

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