Little girl struck by car on Sunday, taken to hospital

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, July 25, 2012

An 8-year-old girl was put in the hospital on Sunday after she was struck by a car in the Walmart parking lot.

According to the police report, police and Gold Cross went to the Walmart parking lot after the girl, who was running with her older sister, allegedly ran in front of an Austin woman’s 2009 Kia Optima. The parents were reportedly exiting the building behind the children when they ran into the parking lot. The driver said she saw a flash in the corner of her eye, slammed on the brakes but struck the girl. The driver was reportedly going 10 mph, and the extent of the girl’s injuries were not listed. She was taken to Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin.

The driver will not be cited for any driving violations.

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