Child struck by car in Brooklyn

The News Leader

May 7, 2010 8:01:22 AM PDT
A six-year-old boy running to school was struck by a vehicle in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. The victim was hit at the intersection of East 32nd Street and Avenue J just before 9 a.m.

He was rushed to Kings County Hospital in critical condition.

The boy was walking to Yeshiva at the time, and somehow got away from his mother, according to police.

He was running across the street when he was struck by a vehicle.

It was not immediately known if there was any criminality.