HOUSTON A woman is accused of hitting a couple as they were leaving a cook-off fundraiser early Sunday morning in southeast Houston, police said.

It happened around1 a.m.during the event at El Franco Lee Park located near Kingspoint Road and Hall Road.

When the couple was walking to their car, a Toyota Sequoia with a female driver hit them and then tried to flee the scene.

Witnesses at the scene prevented the suspect from fleeing before police arrived. The husband and wife are in serious condition at a local hospital.

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