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Child pedestrian suffers broken arm, leg in NE San Diego hit-and-run

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 12-year-old girl suffered multiple injuries last night when she was struck by a driver who then fled the scene.

According to ABC 10 News, the accident happened in the Tierra Santa neighborhood, near the intersection of Santo Rd and Tierrasanta Blvd, just after 10:45 p.m. The girl was crossing the street at a crosswalk, albeit one with a red signal, when she was struck by a vehicle headed westbound on Tierrasanta. The driver fled the scene of the collision.

The victim suffered injuries including a broken leg and a broken arm, though she is expected to survive.

Authorities are searching for the driver of the unknown vehicle and are continuing to investigate the accident.

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