Hit & Run: Driver Hits Six Year Old Child, Takes Off

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A six-year-old girl's ride on her big wheel ends with her in the hospital.

Cleveland Police say the child was riding in the 1800 block of Homeway Avenue Sunday afternoon when a white Chevrolet struck her.

After hitting the child, the driver fled the scene.  The child was taken at MetroHealth Medical Center where she remains in guarded condition.

Less than twenty minutes later, First District officers located the white Chevrolet and the driver on  Homeway Avenue.

The driver, 27-year-old Kevin McLaughlin was arrested for the hit skip and the vehicle was towed.

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