Santa Cruz police are asking for the public's help to identify a motorcyclist who struck a 9-year-old boy over the weekend, fleeing the scene.
The boy was walking with his mother on Mission Street near Van Ness Avenue on Sunday afternoon when a motorcyclist who had been splitting lanes hit the child.
The boy was taken to a local trauma center with serious injuries, but he's expected to be OK.
Police say the motorcyclist took off at a high rate of speed after hitting the 9-year-old. Anyone with any informatoin about the case can call the Santa Cruz PD at (831) 471-1131 or through the anonymous tip line at (831) 420-5995 and reference case #17S-02697.