Harris County, TX (9/16/2021) – A child is now hospitalized after she was hit by an SUV in north Harris County Thursday morning.
The accident happened around 7:45 a.m. on Ella Blvd between Kuykendahl Road and Rushworth Drive. A girl ran across the street, trying to get to her bus stop.
The girl that was hit was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Reports say she is stable.
A witness claimed that the driver had been speeding and talking on her cellphone when the young child stepped into the road.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
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Source: ABC 13