HPD searching for driver who fled after hitting girl outside gender reveal party in SE Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston Police are looking for the driver on the loose after hitting a 4-year-old girl Saturday night in southeast Houston.

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.

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