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Driver flees following overnight collision that left child injured

Posted on Friday, July 23rd, 2021 at 8:35 pm    

HOUSTON, TX – Police in Houston are searching for the driver responsible for fleeing the scene of a crash that resulted in injury to a child on Thursday night.

According to KHOU, the crash occurred at about 8 p.m. within the 7500 block of Kirkwood Road when a Chevrolet Camaro collided with a Toyota minivan that was attempting to turn left.

All eight occupants in the van, including two women and six children, were transported to a nearby hospital with various injuries.

Police believe the driver of the Camaro was racing prior to the accident. That individual fled the scene on foot before authorities arrived.

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