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UPDATE: Teen in remarkable spirits after being struck by car

Posted: 4:26 PM, Oct 30, 2017
Updated: 2017-12-05 11:34:42Z
Juvenile critical after being hit by vehicle
Juvenile critical after being hit by vehicle
Juvenile critical after being hit by vehicle
Juvenile critical after being hit by vehicle
Juvenile critical after being hit by vehicle
Juvenile critical after being hit by vehicle
Juvenile critical after being hit by vehicle

UPDATE DEC. 4: 13 Action News recently had a chance to talk to the teenager who was hit by a car on Oct. 30 and we were impressed by his remarkable spirit. 

Jaedn Hall is still in the hospital and recently celebrated his birthday in his hospital bed.

Hall was walking home from school near Charleston and Indigo when he was struck.

Hall says that he was trapped under the car and dragged for about 300 feet.

The teenager talked about he started thinking about his friends and family.

Fortunately, another driver noticed what happened and stopped the car that was dragging the boy.

Since then, Hall has had dozens of surgeries and still has a long way to go.

However, Hall is very optimistic and says he can't wait until he can walk and swim again. 

Jaedn's family has set up a YouCaring¬†page to support his mounting medical expenses.

ORIGINAL STORY

A male juvenile has been struck by a vehicle near Charleston Boulevard and Indigo Drive, which is near Hualapai Way.

It happened at approximately 3:18 p.m. The juvenile, who was initially trapped under the vehicle, has been transported to UMC Trauma in critical condition.

It is believed that the juvenile is approximately 14 years old. Police say the juvenile was in a crosswalk when the vehicle hit him while turning.

Lane closures are in effect.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.