Police: Texas driver runs over 5-year-old girl, flees the scene

Grand Prairie police are looking for a man who ran over a little girl on Friday night, then fled the scene without rendering aid or alerting authorities.

Dallas Morning News reports that a 5-year-old girl was severely injured after someone driving a dark green 2000 Honda Accord EX coupe ran over her in the Budget Suites of America parking lot, off of North Highway 360. The incident took place at around 8:30 p.m. The girl was taken to the Dallas Children’s Medical Center.

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Police said the car’s Texas license plate number is FPZ-5179. Witnesses said the driver appeared to be around 35 years old.

Anyone with information should call the 972-237-8790 or Crime Stoppers at 972-988-8477.

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