4-Year-Old Girl Critically Injured in Thursday Night Hit-and-Run in Long Beach

Long Beach police are searching for a dark-colored SUV believed to be involved in a hit-and-run crash Thursday night near Poly High School, which sent a four-year-old girl to a local hospital in critical condition, authorities said.

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Officers were dispatched to East 17th Street and Alamitos Avenue at 8:27PM on Thursday, July 7 regarding the injury traffic collision, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Marlene Arrona said in an email.

Long Beach paramedics transported the victim, a four-year-old girl, in critical condition to a local hospital, according to Arrona.

The motorist involved in the crash fled the scene, she said.

Officials describe the suspect vehicle as a dark-colored SUV with possible front-end damage.

The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Collision Investigations Detail at 562.570.7355.



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