Driver in custody after hitting 12-year-old with car in Hickory Hill, MPD says

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A child is in critical condition after being hit by a car Wednesday evening.

The crash happened at Village Grove Drive and Fescue Lane in Hickory Hill around 6 p.m. That’s near Winridge Park.

According to police, a 12-year-old was taken to Le Bonheur in critical condition.

Police originally said the person who hit the child fled the scene but later issued a correction to say the driver responsible was located at the scene and detained.

MPD told FOX13 a woman is in custody.