UNION COUNTY, N.C. (AP) — Local authorities say a suspect has turned himself in after a hit-and-run critically injured a young girl who was playing at a soccer field.
The incident happened Saturday afternoon in Union County, outside Charlotte.
Deputies told local media the driver jumped a curb and hit three people, including a 5-year-old girl who was taken to a hospital in critical conditions.
Authorities were initially searching for a vehicle, but Union County Chief Communications Officer Tony Underwood told TV station WSOC the suspect later turned himself in.
The suspect was a juvenile and wasn’t immediately identified. He faces several charges.