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Deputies search for driver who struck mother, 1-year-old daughter

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A mother and daughter were injured in a hit-and-run Saturday night at the intersection of North Freeway Service Road and North Vista Drive, police said.

According to authorities, around 10 p.m., a 20-year-old woman was walking along North Vista Drive with her 1-year-old daughter in a stroller when they were struck by a vehicle.

The driver fled the scene and the mother was transported to the hospital in critical condition, police said.

Police said her daughter suffered cuts and bruises and was hospitalized, but she is expected to survive.

Harris County Precinct 4 deputies are investigating the incident and said it does appear the mother and daughter were walking in the roadway.

Police are still looking for the driver.