D.C. police are trying to identify a young boy who seriously injured when he was hit by a vehicle Friday morning in Northeast Washington, officials said.

The accident happened in the 1100 block of Eastern Avenue about 10:30 a.m. Police found the boy, who looked about 9 years old, conscious and breathing, said Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman. No one could identify the child at the scene, near the border with Prince George’s County, and he was taken to a hospital where was in serious condition, police said.

The child is described by police as a black male, about 4-feet-6 and 85 pounds. He was wearing a gray button-down jacket, with a letter “A” on the front and black and white stripes on the cuffs, collar and waist, police said. He was also wearing a red T-shirt with a lion’s head design and “Detroit” printed on it, along with blue jeans and black Nike sneakers, police said.


(The clothing worn by the child hit by a vehicle Friday morning in Northeast Washington. (Courtesy Metropolitan Police Department).)

Anyone with information is asked to call the Metropolitan Police Department at (202) 727-9099 or 911.