KRUM, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Krum Police Department is investigating after a hit-and-run driver injured a disabled child on Wednesday night.
It happened on East McCart Street FM 1173 in front of Miguelito’s.READ MORE: Officer Shot During Traffic Stop In Wise County, Suspect At Large
The child was taken by air ambulance to a Fort Worth hospital.
The department is actively looking for the suspected vehicle described by witnesses as a dark colored red or maroon pickup or SUV.
Officers were initially called to help the family find the missing child.READ MORE: MedStar Implements Extreme Weather Response On Hottest Day Of Year So Far
Shortly after they arrived in the area of the Eaglechase subdivision, a report of a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian was dispatched, near the location where the officer was.
That pedestrian struck was the missing child.
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