Girl, 9, Hospitalized After Getting Hit While Crossing Street Near Waterbury Mall

A sport utility vehicle struck and injured a 9-year-old Waterbury girl Saturday, hospitalizing her, according to police.

She was still in the hospital on Sunday after the accident. A 2006 GMC Envoy hit the girl at about 9:30 p.m. on Baldwin Street Saturday while she, her adult sister and one other were trying to cross near the Scovill Street intersection on their way home from the Brass Mill Center mall, Deputy Police Chief Chris Corbett confirmed.

The mall is located at 495 Union Street and the girl and her sister live nearby, according to Corbett.

The 9-year-old girl was first taken to Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury and was later transferred to Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford, according to Corbett. She was in serious condition on Sunday, he confirmed.

The driver is not facing charges at this time and the accident  remains under investigation.

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