Teen accidentally backs car over 2-year-old

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by KHOU.com

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Posted on April 26, 2013 at 8:41 AM

HOUSTON -– A 2-year-old girl was listed in critical condition overnight after she was struck by a car in a north Houston neighborhood, police said.

The incident happened around 11 p.m. Thursday on O’Donnell Drive near Rittenhouse Street.

A 19-year-old woman was leaving a family gathering and backing out of the driveway when she struck the girl, according to officers with the Houston Police Department at the scene.

The teen driver told officers she didn’t see the toddler run behind her car. Police said the little girl was walking near her dad at the time.

Police said the driver was questioned and looked over for any signs of drugs or alcohol. They do not expect any charges to be filed in the case.

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