The Grand Rapids Police Department is searching for a driver who hit and seriously injured a child with their vehicle Thursday morning.

According to the GRPD, the crash occurred just after 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of Cherry and Madison.

FOX-17 reports that the child was sent to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital. They are expected to survive.

Police believe that the car that was involved in the crash was a black Ford Escape that headed north on Madison after striking the child.

Anyone with information on the vehicle or the driver is asked to contact the Grand Rapids Police Department at (616) 456-3400 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.