UPDATE, May 13: Police have arrested a man in connection with the incident. The 2-year-old is recovering from her injuries. Read more here.
A young girl was hospitalized in critical condition Sunday morning after she was hit by a vehicle on a Newark street, authorities said.
The driver left the scene.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information that could help find the driver is asked to call the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, which is investigating the case, at: 877-TIPS-4-EC ( 877-847-7432 ).
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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