SAN MARCOS (CNS) - A 9-year-old girl was hospitalized with serious injuries that she suffered when she ran into the street and was struck by a car in San Marcos, authorities said.
A white Infiniti G35 headed north struck the girl in the 400 block of North Twin Oaks Valley Rd. near Richmar Avenue about 5:15 p.m. Monday, sheriff's Deputy Frank Stalzer said. She was flown to Rady Children's Hospital for treatment, he said.
The driver of the Infiniti remained at the scene to be questioned by deputies.
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