Windsor police say a vehicle has been seized and an arrest has been made in connection with a falal hit and run crash on Wyandotte Street West.

Police tweeted the information just before 7 p.m. on Tuesday and said more information would be released on Wednesday.

While police are not releasing any other information, residents posted information on social media suggesting the suspect vehicle was spotted in the city's west end, near Tecumseh Road West and Crawford Avenue.

The crash happened on Monday at about 8:40 p.m. Patrol officers were dispatched to a report of a hit and run pedestrian struck collision on Wyandotte Street West at Bruce Avenue.

Officers arrived on scene within minutes. Emergency personnel were on scene tending to the male victim.

Witnesses told police that an eastbound vehicle had struck the boy, and then fled the scene in an eastbound direction.

The involved vehicle was described as being a full size van, dark green in colour with a beige stripe and ladder on the rear.

The victim was transported to hospital via ambulance.

The involved roadway was closed off to the public and the Collision Reconstruction Unit and Forensic Identification Unit processed the scene. The roadways have since been re-opened.

Police say later in the evening on Monday, the young boy succumbed to his injuries.

The Patrol Support Unit and the Major Crimes Branch are actively investigating this incident.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Windsor Police Service at 519-255-6700 ext. 4111 or ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at