19-year-old charged after child hit by car outside Memphis school


Tomale Spencer

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A girl was struck by a vehicle outside a school in Fox Meadows on Wednesday, and now the driver has been charged.

Memphis Police said the girl was hit outside Power Center Academy at 5390 Mendenhall Mall just before 3 p.m.

The child was taken to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.

The person responsible was on the scene, police said.

Police later said the driver, 19-year-old Tomale Spencer, was arrested and charged with not having a driver’s license, financial responsibility law and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.

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