10-year-old hospitalized after being struck by car

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – A young girl was taken to VCU Medical Center after being struck by a car.

It happened just before 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the 1300 block of Darbytown Road.

Police say the girl was walking beside the road when she was scared by a dog and ran into the street. That's when police say she was hit by a vehicle.

Police say the girl's injuries are life-threatening. Charges are pending a full investigation.

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