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11-year-old boy hurt when his bicycle is hit by car in North Richland Hills

An 11-year-old North Richland Hills student riding his bicycle to school Wednesday morning was struck by car that left the scene of the accident, North Richland Hills police said.

The unidentified boy was taken to Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth. His injuries were unknown, North Richland Hills police said.

North Richland Hills police continued to search for the car.

Witnesses told police that the motorist stopped after hitting the student, got out and looked, but then got back into her car and drove away. Police said the woman may have been driving a black Toyota Corolla. Witnesses described the driver as an Asian or Hispanic female.

The collision happened about 7:30 a.m. in the 3900 block of Rufe Snow Drive near Harmonson Road in North Richland Hills.

The boy a student at North Richland Middle School was crossing the street when his bicycle was hit, police said.

This is the second child hurt on a bicycle this month in North Richland Hills.

On April 5, a 13-year-old North Ridge Middle School student was slightly injured when a station wagon hit the back of his bicycle after he ran a stop sign at Starnes Road and Crosstimbers Lane, police said.

He received a concussion and was taken to Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth for observation, family members said.

The boy was not wearing a helmet and was traveling east on the wrong side of Starnes Road shortly after 7:30 a.m., police said.

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