SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBS) – A 3-year-old girl was critically injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while trick-or-treating with her aunt in the Florence area of South Los Angeles, police said.

The little girl was struck by a person driving a red Toyota, according to Sergeant Ronnie Cato in the LAPD South Traffic Division.

The girl was sent to Harbor UCLA hospital with major head injuries and bruises. She was listed in critical condition.

The girl’s aunt was also hit, but wasn’t seriously hurt. Witnesses near by said they heard the crash but were unable to see it.

Anyone with information about the driver was asked to call the South Traffic Division at (213) 485-7417.

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Comments (3)
  1. Amy says:

    Nothing unusual about this. There are hit and runs in South Los Angeles every single day. The only reason why this is on the news is because it was on Halloween. Just another day in the ghetto.

    1. jason says:

      it’s on the news because there looking for answers not because it’s Halloween, and you are just as heartless as the person who did it keep your dumb comments off the post boards

  2. meg says:

    the illegal mexicans at it again.

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