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Child struck by vehicle at US 40 and Phelps

Posted at 8:37 PM, Dec 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-21 22:59:36-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A child was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle at US Highway 40 and Phelps Road in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police say the accident happened around 7:30 p.m Friday.

A six-year-old girl ran away from her nearby foster home and attempted to cross the street against the light when she was hit.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.