Welasco, Texas.- The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating an auto-pedestrian crash that happened this morning at about 6:42 on La Homa Road and 8 Mile Line Road.
A school bus was stopped southbound with its red lights and stop arm activated to load up students.
A 9-year-of old female child was crossing La Homa Road to board the school bus.
A White Nissan four door passenger car occupied by one male subject possibly early 30's was traveling northbound on La Homa Road and 8 mile line when it struck the female child with its front right.
The driver fled the scene and the child was transported to McAllen Medical in critical condition.
If you have any information or know the whereabouts of the driver and Nissan vehicle, call the Texas DPS office at 956-565-7600.