RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A 5-year-old girl is in the hospital after she was hit by a vehicle that then took off.
The accident happened in the 1100 block of Dove Street around 7:45 p.m. The child was taken to VCU Medical Center to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
While the driver fled the scene after the accident took place, police say she contacted them a short time later, offering to turn herself in. The driver is now in custody.
Tammy Burke, 25, is charged with felony hit and run and operating a motor vehicle without a license.
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