6-year-old boy critical after being hit by car in Brooklyn

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Thursday, April 21, 2016
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BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 6-year-old boy was critically injured when he was struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon.

The incident happened on 54th Street in Borough Park just after 3:15 p.m.

The driver of a black Lexus sedan was traveling southbound when the boy apparently attempted to cross the street mid-block.

The driver stayed at the scene.

The boy was rushed to Lutheran Medical Center, where he remains in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing.