A young mother and child were the victims of Houston’s hit-and-run traffic this weekend

Traffic backs up where Interstate 610 and U.S. Highway 59 intersect near the Galleria area Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1999 in Houston. According to a study by the American Highway Users Alliance, Houston is home to two of the nation's worst highway bottlenecks. The study found that fixing the most serious congested areas nationwide would save lives, reduce pollution and shorten delays. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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A mom was pushing her child in a stroller along a highway feeder road late Saturday night when she was hit by a car.

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The driver fled the scene after the crash, which occurred on the northbound frontage of North Freeway near North Vista.

While the mother, 20, was hospitalized, her 1-year-old daughter escaped with only cuts and bruises, KPRC reported.

It is unknown if the two were walking in the roadway. Harris County Precinct 4 is investigating the incident further.

If you have information on this situation, contact your local police or Crime Stoppers at (713) 521-4600. 

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