KC police seek driver who hit 11-year-old girl

Kansas City police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck an 11-year-old girl as she was walking home from school Tuesday.

The girl suffered a concussion, a possible broken arm, and scrapes in the 4 p.m. incident in the northbound lanes of the 7100 block of the Paseo. Police said the girl ran from a sidewalk on the east side of the street into the roadway in the middle of the block in front of a red Oldsmobile Alero. One witness told police the Alero had been speeding. After the collision, the Alero sped away and turned east on Gregory Boulevard.

The girl was taken to Children’s Mercy Hospital.