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3-year-old hit by car, driver flees the scene

3-year-old hit by car, driver flees the scene

By Katie Crowther. CREATED May 6, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A 3-year-old girl was struck by a car and police say the driver fled the scene.

It happened Monday night in a neighborhood near Lamb Boulevard and Vegas Valley Drive.

Detectives believe the toddler was playing in the middle of a cul-de-sac when the driver hit her. They say the driver was a woman and she was in a white, four-door sedan with children in the back seat.

According to witnesses, the driver got out of the vehicle to see what she hit and then took off.

Police say the little girl underwent surgery at Sunrise Hospital and is in critical condition with broken bones and a head injury.

If you have any information on this hit and run, call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.