4-year-old boy recalls the moment he was struck in hit and run
CHARLESTON, WV (WCHS/WVAH) —
Police are still searching for the driver in a hit and run Sunday night who hit a four-year-old little boy.
Fortunately, that little boy is alright. He talked to Eyewitness News about the scary experience.
Matthew Cormican was excited to be home from the hospital Monday night. His parents say it was a terrifying moment realizing their son had been hit by a car, and they want to know who is responsible.
"It hurt,” Matthew said.
Matthew’s parents said he was playing with a friend down the street on Ravinia Road in South Hills and knew not to go on the road.
"I was on the road. I saw that car coming,” Matthew said.
He couldn't get out of the way fast enough and was hit by the car. Witnesses told police after hitting Matthew the car took off. Luckily Matthew only received a few scratches and bruises.
His parents said they are grateful Matthew’s injuries weren't severe.
"I’m not going to play in that road because I don't want to get hit by a car again,” Matthew said.
Still, no arrests have been made. Police were told the vehicle was a red sports utility vehicle with a possible plate number beginning with “6LM.”
If you have any information that could help police in their investigation call the Charleston Police Department.