Boy, 4, suffers serious injuries after car hits him - KCTV5 News

Boy, 4, suffers serious injuries after car hits him

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A little boy has suffered serious injuries after a car hit him Thursday evening.

The 4-year-old boy was hit while in the area of East 30th Terrace and Van Brunt Boulevard.

Witnesses said he had run into traffic to chase a ball down the street. The boy grabbed the ball and was running back when the car struck him.

He was taken to Children's Mercy Hospital after getting a gash to his head. He was in stable condition Thursday night and is expected to make a full recovery.

The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with officers, police said. No alcohol was involved.

KCTV5's DeAnn Smith contributed to this report.

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