ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A young girl in St. Paul is recovering after a hit-and-run driver crashed into her.

St. Paul police say the incident happened in the city’s east side, near the 1800 block of 7th Street East, just before 8 a.m. Wednesday.  The young girl was reportedly walking outside when she was hit by a car going east.

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After the crash, the driver fled the scene. One nanny we spoke with who works in the area says traffic on that stretch of road has been a problem in the past.

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“It’s pretty crazy I mean people speed, they don’t stop for anything. Not even the buses. It gets pretty wild out here,” Nanny Pasha Her said.

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The girl was found on the curb by emergency responders and was taken to Regions Hospital.  Her injuries are unknown, but police believe they are not life-threatening.