Three-year-old girl in critical condition after hit and run near Cincinnati Zoo


AVONDALE, OH (WCMH) — Cincinnati Police say a 3-year-old was critically injured after a hit-skip near the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday night.

According to WLWT, a Chevy Traverse hit a family while they were in a crosswalk, going to the Festival of Lights at the Zoo around 9 p.m.

Police say the driver left the scene without checking to see if the family was okay. The 3-year-old girl was taken to Children’s Hospital and is in critical condition; the mother is in serious condition at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Police say the Traverse was found later, but they have not identified the driver. Police also say speed appears to be a factor in the crash.

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