Police Arrest Hit-and-Run Driver After Child Struck in Norwich

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    Police have arrested a driver for a hit-and-run incident in Norwich Friday night.

    Officers responded to 159 Norwich Ave where a 10-year-old child was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene just before 7:00 p.m.

    According to police, the child suffered a leg injury and was taken to William W. Backus Hospital. His injuries are non-life threatening. 

    The driver, Theresa Morgan of Norwich, was arrested a short time later after the accident.

    Morgan is charged with evading responsibility and released on a $2,500 bond. She is scheduled to appear in Norwich Superior Court on March 11th.