Hit and run sends child to hospital

Amarillo, TX -  Police are looking for a suspect behind a hit and run accident that sent a child to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

Police say a ten year old girl was struck at east 8th and south Pittsburgh around 7:30 Monday night.

The car fled the scene north on Pittsburgh. It is described as a small-to-medium sized red four door sedan with faded red paint and possibly peeling paint on the roof.

Anyone with information is asked to call Amarillo police at 378-4250.