Girl, 4, critical after accident

A 4-year-old girl is in critical condition with head trauma after she was struck by a box truck Thursday afternoon on the east side of Indianapolis. A witness said the girl ran into the intersection of East 30th Street and Hillside Avenue just before 5 p.m. The girl was with her mom, a man and a baby in a stroller at the time of the incident. The driver, 49-year-old Marvin Howard, told police he saw the girl and tried to avoid hitting her. Police say it was simply an accident.

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