WE NEED YOUR HELP — Support your hometown newspaper by making a donation.

Teen hit by car in North Lawrence


A 13-year-old boy was struck by a gray and blue Volkswagen Passat as he was crossing the street in front of 271 Burnside Ave. in North Lawrence at 4:30 p.m. on May 2, Nassau County police said.

The vehicle took off and headed east on Burnside Avenue towards Rockaway Turnpike, according to police. The boy suffered cuts to his knee and face, and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Police are asking that anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 244-8477. All calls are confidential.