Philadelphia (WPHL)- A child is critically injured after being hit by an SUV in West Philadelphia Thursday.

The incident happened on 6300 block of Lebanon Avenue just after 4:00 pm.

According to police, a 46-year-old woman traveling westbound on Lebanon Avenue in a Gray Nissan Pathfinder struck a 4-year-old boy.

Medics rushed him to Children’s Hospital, where doctors treated him for a leg injury and head trauma.

He has been placed in stable condition, but in critical condition, police say.

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The driver suffered no injuries. Police have not released further details on how the crash occurred.

By: Doc Louallen/ PHL17 Digital Reporter
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