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Child recovering after being hit by car

The wreck happened Monday morning on Mastin Lake Road and Inglewood Drive. The wreck happened Monday morning on Mastin Lake Road and Inglewood Drive.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A 6-year-old girl is recovering after being hit by a car on Mastin Lake Road near Inglewood Drive Monday morning.

Police believe the child, Makayla Jones, ran after a ball into the street when she was struck by the car.

Witnesses said the driver tried to swerve to avoid hitting her but didn't have enough time. According to police, the driver will not face any charges.

Makayla was later airlifted to Birmingham Children's Hospital in critical condition with a concussion and skull fracture. Hospital officials reported she was in serious condition Tuesday morning.

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