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Police: Child hospitalized after being hit by car in Ahwatukee

Posted at 6:13 PM, Nov 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-23 06:53:12-05

A child is hospitalized after being struck by a car in Ahwatukee Thursday afternoon.

Police were called to the area of 48th Street and Ray Road around 3:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a car accident involving a pedestrian.

According to witnesses at the scene, a child between 10 to 12 years old, was running across the street and struck by a white car.

The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, police said.

The driver remained at the scene and impairment does not appear to be a factor, however, the investigation is ongoing at this time.