Posted on Jul 06, 2022

KANSAS CITY, MO - Police in Kansas City said a child was struck by a vehicle during a Fourth of July gathering on Monday night.

According to KCTV, the incident happened as the 11-year-old victim was lighting fireworks in the street in the area of Prospect Avenue near East 85th Street at about 11:30 p.m.

Police said the child was hit by a silver sedan traveling south of Prospect Avenue. The driver involved fled the scene after the collision.

The child was seriously injured and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

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