Scooter rider hospitalized after being struck by car

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The rider of a motorized scooter was hospitalized after being struck by a car in Phoenix early Monday morning.

The rider was hit just before 7 a.m. near a crosswalk in the area of 20th Avenue and Indian School Road.

The victim was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. His condition was not known, but witnesses say he was able to talk to paramedics and police officers.

The accident snarled traffic during the morning rush hour, as eastbound Indian School was shut down during the investigation.

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