Child in critical condition after being hit by car in Southeast Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) —

A 10-year-old girl is in critical condition after being hit by a car while crossing Tulare and 7th Street with her father in Southeast Fresno.

Police said the girl ran out into traffic. A few cars were able to swerve and miss her– but one hit the girl.

The driver of the car stayed on scene and is cooperating with police.

Authorities said the girl was transported to Community Regional Medical Center and has been taken into surgery.

Officers did note — there’s no crosswalk in that area.

Tulare Avenue remains closed while police investigate.

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