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Truck in hit-and-run accident found
By: Jamel Valencia
EL PASO, Texas - Police say they've found the pickup truck the believe is the one that hit a 9-year-old riding her bike Sunday.
A 9-year-old girl who was riding her bike in northeast El Paso is undergoing getting treatment for serious injuries she sustained in a hit-and-run crash. Police are looking for the driver of the pickup truck that took off.
The crash happened around 5:45 p.m. on the 10300 block of Kellogg Street.
According to Special Traffic investigators, the girl was riding eastbound on DeBeers Road when she tried to cross Kellogg and was hit by a Dodge pickup truck.
After the crash, police said the driver stayed at the scene for a moment but took off, leaving the girl with serious injuries.
She was taken to University Medical Center.
Police are looking for the driver. Monday afternoon they said they found the red truck. The identity of the driver has not been released.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 915-832-4400.