9-year-old girl injured in hit and run

A 9-year-old girl was taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after being struck in a hit and run Friday, police said.

The incident took place in a residential neighborhood, in the 1800 block of Cathy Lane shortly after 2:30 p.m.

Lt. Sam Murdock said the girl and her friend were headed to the park. The girls were walking in the street when one was struck.

"It appears that a young white male was driving the small red four-door vehicle," Murdock said. Witnesses did not see the license plate.

The child's injuries were not life threatening, Murdock said.

Police are investigating.

If you have any information regarding the incident, call 258-3600