8-year-old girl struck by SUV in north Harris County, deputies say

A child was hit in north Harris County on Sept. 16, 2021.
A child was hit in north Harris County on Sept. 16, 2021. (Copyright 2021 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

HOUSTON – An 8-year-old girl is in stable but critical condition after she was struck by a vehicle in north Harris County Thursday, Harris County Precinct 4 deputies said.

Deputies said it happened in the 14300 block of Ella Boulevard between Kuykendahl Road and Rushworth Drive when the girl was running across the street.

According to authorities, a black SUV struck the girl. Deputies said firefighters and EMS were at the scene treating the child but she was later transported to the hospital, where she is in critical but stable condition.

The driver of the SUV stayed at the scene, deputies said.

Investigators said the girl may have been running to her bus stop.


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