3 children, father hurt in hit-and-run on Detroit's west side

Driver fled the scene on foot

By Jermont Terry - Reporter, Kayla Clarke

DETROIT - Three children and an adult man were taken to a hospital after a hit-and-run crash on Detroit's west side.

The man, is father to one of the kids and uncle to the other two injured, were in a Lincoln traveling northbound on Mark Twain Street Wednesday afternoon when the driver of a silver Impala blew through a yield sign and collided with the Lincoln.

The driver of the silver Impala fled the scene on foot.

The children, ages 6, 11 and 12, were transported to Children's Hospital.

The oldest child was last listed in critical condition. She was pinned inside the car after the crash and suffered broken ribs, lung damage and internal injuries.

The 11-year-old boy suffered serious injuries, including a broken collarbone and possibly a broken leg.

The 6-year-old and the driver of the vehicle only suffered minor injuries.

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