OAKLAND -- A woman and a child were hit by a car while they were walking in the Fruitvale District late Wednesday, but their injuries do not appear to be severe.

Paramedics and police responded to East 16th Street and Fruitvale Avenue around 5:07 p.m. to reports of the hit and run, fire dispatchers confirmed.

The woman and the child were taken to a hospital with what was reported as non-life threatening injuries.

No suspect information or a description of the car was immediately available.

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