Boy, 9, hit by car in Schenectady

A 9-year-old boy was hit by a car in Schenectady on Wednesday evening, police said, and the driver left the scene.

It happened around 6:20 p.m. at the Steinmetz Homes Apartments. The boy was playing basketball, and was chasing the ball when the car hit him.

The boy was brought to Ellis Hospital as a precaution, but was not hurt.

Police are now looking for the driver.