It happened around 8:10 p.m. on Japonica Street near the Gulf Freeway and Griggs Road.
Police said the girl who was struck was playing in front of a home during a gender reveal party.
The victim, identified as Evelyn Gonzalez by family members, was rushed to a hospital where she was stable and was expected to recover.
The vehicle involved was a white sedan and was caught on video by people at the home.
Commanders, investigators and PIO responding to 6700 block of Japonica Street after a young girl was struck by a vehicle about 8:10 p.m.— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) June 27, 2021
The driver fled the scene. The girl was transported to an area hospital and is reportedly in stable condition.#hounews pic.twitter.com/XKwYSp3ojh
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