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Update: Girl remains in critical condition after being struck by car

Posted: 4:46 PM, Aug 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-22 19:15:03-04
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PAPILLION, Neb. (KMTV) — Thursday 8/22/19 Update

Girl struck by vehicle in Papillion has died

Update: A family friend confirmed with 3 News Now that the girl hit by a car in downtown Papillion was 10-year-old Abby Whitford.

On Wednesday afternoon, a GoFundMe page raised more than $800 to help the family with medical costs.

According to Papillion police, the driver involved was a 19-year-old woman from the area. She stopped and called 911.

The City of Papillion plans to conduct its own review of the incident and the crosswalk.

Original story:

Sarpy County authorities are investigating an accident involving a young girl being struck by a car in downtown Papillion.

At approximately 4 p.m., the girl was struck by a car at 2nd and Washington St.

Witnesses say the girl was crossing Washington St with her brother when a northbound vehicle hit her.

The girl is in critical condition and was transported to Children's Hospital & Medical Center.

The driver of the vehicle stayed on scene.

Authorities continue to investigate the accident. KMTV will provide updates as they become available.

See also: Papillion addresses public over crosswalk where girl was struck