Search Continues For Hit and Run Driver Who Struck Girl, 5

Monday the search continued for the driver who hit a 5-year old girl and just kept on going Sunday night in North Philadelphia.

The good news is, the little girl survived. Her family expects her to return home soon.

Meanwhile, Police are still searching for the clues that will lead them to the driver.

People in that neighborhood just want some resolution.

Fortunately, there were witnesses, and they've been talking to police.

Five-year old Carli Green was just playing outside her aunt's home on North Lambert Street Sunday night when an SUV came up the block and struck her.

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One family member, who asked not to be identified, says relatives and neighbors raced to the little girl's side, a police officer arrived, scooped her up and raced her to Temple University Hospital.

"The officer did come on the scene first, he got there and took her to the hospital as fast as he could. I'm grateful for that," the family member said, "I don't know how we could thank him anymore for what he did."

Witnesses say the driver of the SUV stopped briefly, then backed down the block to Dauphin Street and headed east.

Family members say Carli suffered a mild concussion, bumps and bruises. She stayed overnight at the hospital for observation. Police did get a partial plate number from witnesses.

Neighbors and family members are hoping the driver comes forward and Carli is okay.

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