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Car Accident Which Injured Girl Under Investigation

Posted on Jun 04, 2013

Police in Shamokin are investigating a car accident where an 8-year-old girl suffered multiple injuries when she was hit by a car driven by a woman who left the scene.  The accident occurred yesterday, June 3, 2013 at Antracite and Arch streets.  According to Patrolman Jarrod Scandle, an 8 year old girl, Destiny Rubio suffered arm, leg and facial injuries in the 3:20 p.m. accident at Anthracite and Arch streets near her home.

She was struck by the front of a dark colored car traveling west on Arch Street.  Rubio was transported by AREA Services Ambulance to Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital, where she underwent emergency room treatment before being released.

Witnesses told police the driver initially stopped at the scene and asked about the condition of the girl before getting back into her car and leaving the area. The driver was described by witnesses as a tall white female with dark or red hair. She was wearing a dark red shirt and black shorts.

Anyone with information about the accident or driver is urged to call Scandle at 570-648-5708

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