2-year-old playing outside critically injured in hit-and-run

A 2-year-old is critically injured Monday night after car ran her over on the city's Southeast Side.

SAN ANTONIO - A 2-year-old girl is recovering at the hospital Monday night after she was run over by a car on the Southeast Side.

Authorities were called to 2200 Hicks Avenue just before 7:30 p.m. Police said a 2-year-old was playing outside on the street, when a vehicle traveling westbound on Hicks Avenue ran her over and fled the scene. A neighbor saw the accident and notified her parents, who were inside the house. The parents are accustomed to kids coming in and out of the house, police said.

She was taken to University Hospital in critical condition.

Police do not have a description of the suspect or the vehicle.

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