Boy struck by car in Chandler after chasing ball into street

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CHANDLER - A 9-year-old boy is hospitalized with severe head injuries after being struck by a car.

It happened near Arizona Avenue and Palomino Street in Chandler on Wednesday afternoon.

The little boy reportedly suffered head injuries and was airlifted to the hospital.

Police say he was playing with a group of kids near the road. He was hit after he chased a ball into the street.