New Details Released in Connection with Car-Pedestrian Accident in Midland

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - New details after a 13-year-old girl was hit by a pickup truck on Friday night.

NewsWest 9 first told you about the accident near the High Sky Children's Ranch on County Road 60.

Midland Police say a 13-year-old girl started running away from a case worker when she ran in front of traffic.

That's when officers say she was hit by a pickup truck.

Police say she was taken to the hospital with only minor injuries and is expected to recover.

No word on why exactly the girl ran away from the case worker.

High Sky Children's Ranch is a home that offers to treatment to troubled kids.