FULLERTON, Calif. – Fullerton police Wednesday asked for the public’s help tracking down a hit-and-run motorcyclist who struck a 9-year-old girl.
The girl was walking south in a crosswalk at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday when a black motorcycle headed east on Valencia Drive from Brookhurst Road struck her near Eadington Avenue, police said. The motorcyclist kept going east on Valencia, police said.
The girl was taken to an area hospital where she is expected to survive her injuries.
The motorcycle was described as a black “cruiser” type.
Anyone with helpful information for investigators was asked to call the police at 714-738-6815. Orange County Crime Stoppers will accept anonymous tips at 855-TIP-OCCS, or on the organization’s website at occrimestoppers.org.