PD: Driver arrested after hitting 3 children, mother in Phoenix

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Police arrested the driver of the pickup truck who hit a woman and 3 children on Monday morning. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Police arrested the driver of the pickup truck who hit a woman and 3 children on Monday morning. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A child is clinging to life after she, her sisters and mother, were hit by a pickup truck as the family was crossing a busy Phoenix street Monday morning.

The Phoenix Police spokesman, Sgt. Alan Pfohl said the 36-year-old woman and her daughters, ages 6, 7, and 11, were in the crosswalk making their way west across 19th Avenue at Campbell Ave. about 9:45 a.m.  

At the same time a 22-year-old man driving east on Campbell Ave. made a left turn onto 19th Ave. and hit the family as they were in the middle of the road, said Pfohl. All four persons hit were taken to a local hospital.

The mother and two of her daughters, the 11-year old and the 6-year-old, have serious injuries, said Pfohl. The 7-year-old's condition is critical.

Police arrested the driver of the pickup truck in the course of the investigation. According to Pfohl, he showed signs of impairment.

The names of those involved have not been released.

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