A 10-year-old girl has been injured after being allegedly hit by a driver who went through a red light in Sydney’s south-west.

Police were told the girl was crossing Hoxton Park Road at traffic lights about 7.15pm yesterday in Liverpool, when she was hit by a car believed to be a black Audi SUV near Gill Avenue, and knocked onto the road.

“Police were told a 10-year-old girl was crossing the road at traffic lights, when she was hit by a vehicle and knocked onto the roadway,” a NSW Police statement read.

“It is alleged the driver had travelled through the intersection against a red light.”

The driver did not stop to assist the girl and continued to drive away west along Hoxton Park Road.

The girl was taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital in a stable condition with possible leg and hip injuries.

Liverpool City Police Area Command officers have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Detectives have appealed for anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or has mobile phone or dashcam footage, to contact Liverpool City Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

This content first appear on 9news

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