Police: 11-year-old struck by car in southwest Atlanta

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A child was rushed to the hospital Thursday afternoon after being struck by a car in southwest Atlanta.

It happened along Metropolitan Parkway SW near the intersection of Fair Drive SW. Atlanta Police said an 11-year-old was struck by a car. The driver of the car remained at the scene.

The child was taken to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Police said he was bruised, but was alert conscious, and breathing at the time he was transported.

Police said they have not yet determined if charges will be filed in the accident. The case is still under investigation.