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PD: Young girl struck by car near 21st and Missouri avenues

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Posted at 4:53 PM, Nov 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-13 20:00:12-05

PHOENIX — A nine-year-old girl is recovering after being struck by a car Wednesday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to the scene near 21st and Missouri avenues around 4:30 p.m.

Police say the girl was crossing the street to get to an ice cream truck with a friend when she was hit by an SUV traveling east on Missouri.

Phoenix fire crews say the girl was unconscious for a short time, but is now awake and alert. She was transported to the hospital to be treated for a possible broken leg, firefighters say.

Officers say the driver of the SUV remained at the scene and is cooperating with police.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC15 News and abc15.com for updates.