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Police seek help identifying suspect vehicle in hit-and-run crash involving child

11-year-old in stable condition with serious injuries
Prospect Avenue hit-and-run crash suspect vehicle
Prospect Avenue Hit-and-Run crash
Posted at 1:44 PM, Jul 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-07 09:19:04-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a vehicle suspected of seriously injuring an 11-year-old girl during a hit-and-run crash on July 4 at Prospect Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

KCPD released Thursday that the vehicle is a 2015-2018 silver Cadillac ATS with damage on its front right side.

The car was last seen turning westbound onto East 85th Street from Prospect Avenue.

Police say the 11-year-old was lighting fireworks at a Fourth of July celebration when the vehicle struck the child and fled the scene. The child's mother, Champayne Henderson, says she believes the vehicle was speeding when it hit her daughter, Znajsia "Nae" Nunnally.

The child is in stable condition but is suffering from serious injuries, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to report it to the anonymous TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at P3Tips.com.

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