MPD: Driver arrested after child hit by car on Mendenhall

Driver arrested after child hit by car on Mendenhall

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A juvenile was hit by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon, according to the Memphis Fire Department.

The accident happened around 1:40 p.m. near Power Center Academy High School on Mendenhall.

The young female victim was taken to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in critical condition.

Police have arrested Tomale Spencer in the case. According to the affidavit, Spencer struck the girl with his car but did not immediately stop.

Tomale Spencer, 19, accused of hitting child with his car
Tomale Spencer, 19, accused of hitting child with his car (Source: SCSO)

He returned to the scene ten minutes later where he was arrested.

Spencer is charged with no driver’s license, financial responsibility law and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.

Child hit by vehicle near Power Center Academy

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