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FD: Teen seriously hurt after being hit by car near Phoenix high school

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Posted at 9:28 AM, Aug 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-03 14:49:16-04

PHOENIX — A teenager was taken to the hospital after he was hit by a car in front of a school in Phoenix Tuesday morning.

Officials were called to the area of Betty H. Fairfax High School near 59th Avenue and Baseline Road around 8 a.m.

Phoenix Fire officials say a 14-year-old student was struck and suffered serious injuries. Police say the teen was not in a crosswalk at the time he was hit.

The driver reportedly stayed at the scene. Police do not believe speed or impairment were factors in the crash.

No further information was immediately available.