Detroit — A Detroit man was charged Thursdayin connection with driving a car over a 2-year-old girl, authorities said.

Michael Fogle, 36, has been charged in the Oct. 25 incident, said Maria Miller, spokeswoman for the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office.

Fogle had an altercation with a man while standing outside a house in the 13690 block of Mecca Street, the Prosecutor's Office said. Fogle allegedly drove away from the location, backing his car into the man's 2-year-old niece and diving away, the office said.

The girl was taken to a local hospital for treatment of multiple injuries, prosecutors said.

Worthy charged Fogle with reckless diving causing serious impairment of a body function, failure to stop at the scene of an accident causing serious impairment, operating while license suspended causing serious injury, and two counts of felonious assault-motor vehicle.  

Fogle is expected to be arraigned at 10 a.m.  Fridayin 36th District Court in Detroit.

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