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April 19, 2015

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Girl, 3, hit by car in cul-de-sac is in critical condition


A 3-year-old girl is in critical condition after a car hit her in a neighborhood cul-de-sac and drove off on Monday.

Metro Police responded to the collision about 7 p.m. on Cy Cliffview Circle, near Vegas Valley Drive and Lamb Boulevard. The girl had been in the roadway at the end of the cul-de-sac when a white, four-door sedan hit her, police officials said.

Witnesses saw a woman step out of the car, check the status of the injured girl and then drive away, police said. The 3-year-old girl was transported to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in critical condition.

Police are investigating the collision.

Police urge anyone with information regarding the collision to call Metro Police Det. D. Freeman at 828-4251, or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 385-5555 or visit

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  1. Why hasn't the media stopped things like this from happening. TV stations keep saying they are out there to protect people, especially people being hit by cars.

    This is sad and tragic, but I thought the media said they would protect us.

  2. Where were the girl's parents?

  3. Ive been informed in that area this road formation is called quarter sac not cul-de-sac

  4. There are way too many people who drive too fast through residential areas. Personally I want to get through life without hitting a child with my car so I take it easy and stay aware when driving in residential areas.