Phoenix Fire: 9-year-old hospitalized after being hit by car in west Phoenix

Posted at 3:42 PM, May 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-05 20:55:23-04

A 9-year-old boy is hospitalized after he was struck by a car in west Phoenix Friday afternoon.

According to the Phoenix Fire Department, the boy was riding his bike in the area of 35th Avenue and Bethany Home Road when he was hit by a car traveling at 25 mph.

The car ran over the child with both the front and rear tires causing injuries to his head and torso, a Phoenix fire spokesperson said.

He was taken to the hospital in critical, but stable condition.

The driver remained at the scene after the accident. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Road restrictions are in place. Drivers are urged to avoid the area until further notice.

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