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7-year-old hit by car in Iowa City

IOWA CITY, Iowa (KWWL) – The Iowa City Police has reported that a 7-year-old has been hit by a car. Officers responded to 1454 Aber Ave. at 5:08 this evening for a vehicle striking a 7-year-old child and leaving the scene. The child was sent to the University of Iowa Hospital with minor injuries.

The vehicle was described as a black sedan with two yellow triangular flags with black lettering attached to the doors. The vehicle continued east on Aber Ave. and went in an unknown direction on Sunset St.

Iowa City Police are asking for the public’s help to identify the vehicle and driver involved in this incident. Iowa City Area Crime Stoppers is also offering up to a $1,000 reward for information about this incident that leads to an arrest.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Iowa City Police at 319.356.5276 or Crime Stoppers online at or by phone at 319.358.TIPS (8477) . All calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information do not have to reveal their identity to collect a reward.

KWWL Staff

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