13-year-old girl critically injured in hit-and-run in north Harris County

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A 13-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street in north Harris County. Investigators are searching for the person responsible.

A prayer vigil was held on Saturday for the girl, London Banks, who remains critically injured. A pastor close with the Banks family says they're going through a lot right now.

On Wednesday night at about 6:45 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Ella and Willow Timber in reference to an auto pedestrian accident.

Upon arrival, they found a 13-year-old female with serious bodily injury. The female was transported by Life Flight to Memorial Hermann Hospital in critical condition.

Details indicated a dark colored vehicle was traveling southbound on Ella. The female was with her family and entered the roadway and was struck by the unidentified vehicle and thrown approximately 40 feet off the roadway. The vehicle then left the scene of the accident without leaving proper information, and investigators are still looking for the vehicle at this time.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact the HCSO Vehicular Crimes Division.

Her brother was with her on a bicycle and was not struck. He entered the roadway before the rest of the family.

The Harris County traffic division is following up the investigation.

The girl has sustained serious injuries. The vehicle fled the scene.