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The victim, who is around 14 years old, was struck about 8:20 a.m. near the intersection of Fifth and Fairview streets, according to Santa Ana police.
The boy was found lying in the northbound lanes of Fairview adjacent to the east sidewalk. He was treated at the scene by paramedics and then taken to a hospital, police said.
Witnesses described the suspect vehicle and collision investigators recovered evidence that indicates it was a black 2001-2006 BMW 300 series equipped with an M series sports package.
Santa Ana police asked anyone who witnessed the crash or has information about the car and its driver to contact the Santa Ana police investigator handling the case at (714) 245-8214. Anonymous tips can be provided by calling Orange County Crime Stoppers at (855) TIP-OCCS.
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