HOUSTON, TX — An 8-year-old girl was hospitalized Thursday morning after being struck by an SUV near the Stonefield Village area in north Houston, reports ABC13.
Multiple police cruisers responded to the scene in the 14300 block of Ella Boulevard between Kuykendahl Road and Rushworth Drive shortly before 7:45 a.m.
Mark Herman, Harris County Constable for Precinct 4, said the girl was running across Ella Boulevard for unknown reasons when she was struck by a woman driving an SUV. The child pedestrian was not in a protected crosswalk or at a traffic light at the time.
The girl was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital in critical condition.
The involved driver immediately stopped and remained at the scene as police and EMS were called. She told authorities she did not see the child prior to the accident.
An investigation was underway as of Thursday morning.
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