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      Police say hit and run driver strikes 12-year-old pedestrian, flees scene

      LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - Little Rock police arrest Estefana De Maria Garza-Alarcon after allegedly driving and hitting a 12-year-old pedestrian then fleeing the scene.

      Two officers approached the intersection of Baseline Road and Oman Road Wednesday afternoon to find a 12-year-old child lying in the street. According to LRPD, it appeared that he had been hit by a blue Chevrolet Aveo while walking home from school.{} The driver saw the officers, and then got into her car a left the scene.{}

      The officers immediately tended to the needs of the unconscious child.{}Officers at Baseline Road and Chicot Road stopped the vehicle and took the driver into custody.{}

      The child was transported by MEMS to Children's Hospital.

      The 22-year-old driver was charged with a hit and run and driving without a license.{} A hold was placed on Mrs. Garaza-Alarcon as she was believed to be a flight risk.{} Mrs. Garza-Alarcon is a Guatemalan citizen.

      The victim was said to be in stable condition and had non-life threatening but serious injuries.