Boy struck by SUV in hit-and-run

September 3, 2011 6:33:24 PM PDT
A boy was recovering in the hospital Saturday night after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run accident in west Harris County.

It happened Saturday evening on Clay Rd. near Fry Rd. in Katy.

According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, the driver of a black sports utility vehicle struck the child and did not stop.

The boy -- believed to be around 10 years old, officials said -- was airlifted to Texas Children's Hospital and is expected to survive.

Investigators found the SUV about a mile and a half away from the scene. The suspect was brought back for questioning.

No charges have been filed and the accident remains under investigation.