Police: Child involved in hit and run accident in Greenport


GREENPORT, N.Y. (NEWS10) – According to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, a child was involved in a hit and run accident. On October 31, at around 6:46 p.m., a child was crossing Fairview Ave at the Livingston Pkwy and Plaza Diner intersection in Greenport. 

When the child crossed Fairview Ave with his mother, he was hit by a vehicle going northbound.  The vehicle did not stop and continued to go northbound on Fairview Ave. 

“The child sustained a broken ankle, some bumps and bruises,” said Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett, “so he is going to be okay, thank goodness.”

The Columbia County Sheriff is trying to locate this vehicle.

The vehicle is a dark-colored SUV.  The Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in trying to locate this vehicle. 

Deputies are canvassing the area for additional photos and videos of the incident.

If anyone has any information about this vehicle and/or operator, please contact the Sheriff’s Office at (518) 828-3344 and refer to incident number 289713.  

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