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15-year-old boy hit by vehicle near 39th Avenue and Baseline Road

Posted at 6:54 AM, Jul 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-12 18:07:55-04

A teenager is in the hospital after he was hit by a vehicle in south Phoenix. 

Phoenix police responded to the area of 39th Avenue and Baseline Road around 5:30 a.m. on Thursday after receiving a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle.

According to Phoenix police, a 15-year-old boy was crossing in a marked crosswalk when he was hit by a driver who failed to stop for a red light. 

The teenager was transported to an area hospital with very serious injuries. 

The driver of the vehicle stayed on the scene and impairment does not appear to be a factor at this time. The driver was cited at the scene.

Baseline Road is closed from 35th Avenue to 43rd Avenue. Check the latest traffic conditions here.

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