Child facing life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in Amarillo

Child facing life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in Amarillo

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - A nine-year-old boy is facing life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a car on Wednesday evening.

Amarillo Police Department officers were called to the 5300 block of East Amarillo Boulevard after a car struck a nine-year-old boy.

Police say the boy was crossing Amarillo Boulevard, not at a cross walk.

The boy was then hit by a Dodge Ram truck, driven by a 71-year-old man.

The nine-year-old boy was taken to a local area hospital with injuries considered life-threatening, while the man driving the truck did not sustain any injuries.

The Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department are investigating the incident.

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