Driver accused of striking, seriously injuring 15-year-old walking to school in Westland is in custody

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Police said they have arrested the driver suspected of striking and seriously injuring a 15-year-old girl who was walking to school in Westland. The hit-and-run crash happened at 6:46 a.m. on Thursday (Dec. 8) in the area of Newburgh Road and Marquette Street in Westland. Police said the 15-year-old John Gleen High School student was struck by a dark-colored compact SUV-style vehicle that ran through a red light.