Girl Struck Crossing Hewitt Drive

A 12-year-old girl is in the hospital in critical condition after being hit by a van Sunday evening in the 200 block of North Hewitt Drive.

Officers and firefighters were dispatched to the scene around 7:43 p.m. in reference to an automobile/pedestrian traffic collision, according to a press release.

An investigation determined the victim and another girl were attempting to cross the street just 25 yards south of the Intersection of Hewitt Drive and Sun Valley when the incident happened. 

The child was transported to Baylor Scott and White medical Center and later taken by air to McLane Children’s Hospital.

Hewitt Police Chief Jim Devlin said this is a terrible tragedy.

“I ask that you keep everyone involved in this incident in your thoughts and prayers,” Devlin said.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information was released by Hewitt PD. 


(© 2016 KCEN)


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