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Metro police searching for hit-and-run driver who left 10-year-old boy injured on Clay Street

Nashville, TENNESSEE – According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, this unfortunate incident occurred around 1:10 p.m. Tuesday.

It happened on Clay Street.

Metro Nashville Police Department officers responded to a report of a crash.

The responding officer discovered that the 10-year-old boy was struck by vehicle.

The female driver then fled the scene. A neighbor followed her without luck, police said.

The 10-year-old victim was taken to the hospital with a fractured foot.

He was later identified as Cobi Thornton.

The female driver was in a black four-door sedan. She had grey hair, was wearing a pink dress and witnesses say she had some facial hair. 

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.