Girl critically hurt after being hit by car in Southeast Austin

(KXAN photo/Austin-Travis County EMS)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A young girl was critically injured after being hit by a car Friday evening in Southeast Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS said the girl, who was younger than 10, was hit while crossing the street with an adult about 6:15 p.m. in the 7600 block of Bluff Springs Road.

She was taken to Dell Children’s Medical Center.

Authorities said the driver stayed at the scene. The road was closed while police investigated the crash. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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