5-Year-Old Critically Injured After Struck By Car in Brooklyn: Police

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A 5-year-old boy was hospitalized in critical condition after getting struck by a car in a Brooklyn driveway, police said.

The incident occurred just before 3 p.m. on East 12th Street, between Avenue N and Avenue O in Midwood, according to police and fire officials. The child was playing in a driveway when he was struck by a black sedan as it was going in reverse.

The boy was critically injured and quickly rushed to Maimonides Hospital.

The driver of the vehicle, a 49-year-old woman, remained at the scene, police said. There was no word of any charges yet.

An investigation is ongoing.

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