Young girl hospitalized after being hit by car

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A young girl was rushed to the hospital Thursday after she was hit by a car in a military housing neighborhood.

SAN DIEGO – A young girl was rushed to the hospital Thursday after she was hit by a car in a military housing neighborhood.

The injury accident was reported just before 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Gurnard and Taussig streets in the Murphy Canyon. The victim, an 8 to 10-year-old girl, was conscious and moving when she was loaded into an ambulance, police said. She was taken to a local hospital but there was not immediate information about her condition.

The driver who hit the girl stopped and was cooperating with police. The cause of the accident is under investigation.