Local girl survives hit and run in her front yard

Shreveport, LA (KSLA) It must have been a strike of luck when a four year-old survived being run over by a car. The accident happened Wednesday evening around 5 PM in the 300 block of 71St street.

According to police, the girl was playing in an inflatable pool in her front yard when a vehicle drove into the yard, over the pool and into the child. The driver fled the scene headed eastbound on 71St street.

Police are looking for a black Chevy Cobalt.  They say the driver will be facing a felony hit and run charge.