NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A 17-year-old was reportedly hit by a vehicle in New Madrid County, Missouri on Saturday, Aug. 26.
According to officers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, it happened on a bridge early that morning at 5 a.m. on MO-153, south of Tallapoosa.
The type of vehicle is unknown. Officials said it was driven away from the scene by a male driver.
The 17-year-old has serious injuries and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.