A 15-year-old boy was struck by a car while riding his bike on North Ninth Avenue and Pine Street in Walla Walla Sunday evening.

The driver of a white Toyota Camry with black wheels failed to halt at the stop sign at about 7 p.m. and sped off  after hitting the boy, authorities said.

The boy, who was riding west on Pine Street's eastbound lane, made a right turn onto Ninth Avenue to the southbound lane when he was hit , according to Walla Walla police spokesman Sgt. Eric Knudson.

The car struck the boy's right leg and him knocked off his bike, suffering a minor injury.

People who may have information about the driver's identity are asked to call Officer Nick Klicker at 509-524-4384. The case reference case number is 2020-22113.

Chloe LeValley covers the cities of Walla Walla and College Place as well as agriculture and the environment in the Walla Walla Valley. She is a graduate of San Francisco State University and joined the Union-Bulletin's team in October 2019.