SEAFORD, Del. — Authorities say a 9-year-old Delaware girl who was the victim of a hit-and-run is in critical condition.
News outlets cite a release from Delaware State Police that says the girl was hit by a passing vehicle as she walked home after checking the mailbox across the street Thursday. Police located the 21-year-old driver who they say fled the scene, but have not released his name. No charges have been filed at this time.
The release says the girl was airlifted to a children’s hospital with “major injuries.”
The investigation is ongoing.