This car believed to be involved in hit-and-run crash that injured 13-year-old

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Authorities are trying to track down this car to help them solve a hit-and-run crash that serioulsy injured a 13-year-old girl

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Deputies are hoping someone will recognize a vehicle shown in surveillance video that may be tied to a crash that seriously injured a 13-year-old girl.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office Vehicular Crimes Division is trying to identify the vehicle that struck 13-year-old London Castaneda-Banks.

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On Oct. 2, around 6:30 p.m, London was walking with her brother in the 15500 block of Ella Blvd. London and her brother were trying to cross the street when a car hit London. The driver left the scene without stopping.

London was taken to the hospital by Life Flight and she is recovering from her injuries. The suspect's vehicle, possibly a black Chevrolet Cruze or Kia Forte, can be seen in the video above.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the Harris County Sheriff's Office Traffic Enforcement Division at 713-274-7400. Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at

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