10-year-old girl hospitalized after being struck by SUV in Parkland, authorities searching for driver

PARKLAND, Wash. -- The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the driver who crashed into a 10-year-old girl Saturday and sent her to the hospital, authorities said.

The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. when investigators say an SUV was speeding along the 900 block of 113th Street South in Parkland and hit the 10-year-old.

The driver fled the scene.

The 10-year-old suffered multiple broken bones and was transported to the hospital, but she's expected to recover.

Authorities are looking for a dark-colored SUV, possibly a 2004– 2010 Mitsubishi Montero that may have damage to the grill.

Anyone with information about the vehicle or driver is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or use the P3 Tips App on your cell phone. It is anonymous and there is a cash reward of up to $1,000.


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