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LMPD: Pre-teen girl in critical condition after being hit by a driver in Hikes Point

LMPD said a girl, believed to be a sixth-grader, was crossing Breckenridge Lane when she was struck by the driver's vehicle.
Credit: Gabrielle Harmon

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A pre-teen girl who was trying to cross a street to get to her bus stop was hit by a driver in Louisville early Friday morning.

Around 7 a.m. Louisville Metro Police responded to a pedestrian being hit by a car in Hikes Point on Aug. 19.

Officers identified her as a pre-teen girl, believed to be in sixth grade.

An LMPD spokesperson said that while the girl was attempting to cross Breckenridge Lane to get to her bus stop, which is near a TARC bus stop, she was struck by a vehicle.

The child was rushed to Norton Children's Hospital where she had surgery. She is currently in critical condition, according to an LMPD press release.

The driver remained at the scene at the intersection of Breckenridge Lane and Hikes Lane.

LMPD had several lanes blocked off on Breckenridge Lane near The Enclave at Breckenridge apartments while they investigated.

The department's investigation into the accident remains on going.

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