Child severely injured after being hit by car in Southeast Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) —

According to police, a 10-year-old girl suffered severe injuries after being hit by a car while crossing the street at Tulare and 7th Street in Southeast Fresno.

Police said the girl was crossing the street with her father when the girl ran out into traffic. A few cars were able to swerve and miss her but one was not and 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.

Police said that drugs or alcohol did not seem to be a factor in the incident. The on seen officers did note that there was no crosswalk in that area.

Stay with Action News for more on this developing story.

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