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Driver flees after hitting child running for the ice cream truck

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

Akron police are looking for the driver who hit a little girl who was running for the ice cream truck.

The accident happened just before 6 p.m. Friday in the 1200 block of Herman Street.

Police tell 19 Action News a seven-year-old girl was hit by a car while she ran towards a stopped ice cream truck. The child apparently darted out into the roadway in front of a blue Chevy Malibu.

The driver of the Chevy Malibu fled the scene.

The little girl was rushed to Akron Children's Hospital, where she suffered a broken leg, a lost tooth and facial injuries.

Anyone with information on the hit skip driver or vehicle is asked to contact the Akron Police Department Traffic Bureau at 330-375-2506.

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