9-Year-Old Struck by Vehicle in Des Moines

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DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A young girl is injured after being struck by a Dodge truck on Tuesday evening.

Just after 5 p.m., police responded to a report of a 9-year-old girl who was hit by a vehicle at 6th and Euclid in Des Moines. When officers arrived, they found the girl with a broken leg and a cut on her head, but say she is expected to recover.

Police have closed 6th Avenue between Euclid and Oak Park Avenue as the incident is investigated.