13-year-old girl struck by hit-and-run driver in Cudahy; suspect turns himself in hours later

CUDAHY — A 13-year-old girl is hurt after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Cudahy on Thursday, May 23.

According to the Cudahy Police Department, around 4:48 p.m., multiple 911 calls came in reporting a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on South Lake Drive, near Munkwitz Avenue.

By the time officers arrived to the scene, the striking driver had fled the scene northbound on Lake Drive. The 13-year-old Cudahy girl was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Community members helped identify the vehicle and the suspected driver was identified.

Around 9:38 p.m., the alleged driver — a 19-year-old man — arrived at the Cudahy Police Department, was placed under arrest and taken to the Milwaukee County Jail.

The case remains under investigation.

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