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UPDATE: Boy in Critical Condition after Hit and Run Accident

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Police are asking for your help finding the driver of a pickup who hit a teen late Friday night and then took off.

It happened just after 11:00 Friday night in the 2500 block of County Road West in Odessa. Police say 14-year-old Pedro Olivas was riding his bike with another juvenile. The teen was then hit by a dark-colored dually truck that was possible a Dodge. The truck then left the area.

Olivas was taken to Medical Center Hospital, but was then airlifted to a Lubbock hospital in critical condition. Police told NewsWest9 he appeared to be improving Saturday afternoon.

Police are still on the lookout for the driver of the truck. If you have any information in reference to the accident please call the Odessa Police Department or Crime Stoppers.

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