Child struck after cars collide in North Philadelphia

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">Pictured: The scene of a crash at 19th and West Lehigh in North Philadelphia.</span></div>
A child was struck by a car after it was involved in a crash with another vehicle on Saturday afternoon in North Philadelphia.

The crash happened at 19th Street and West Lehigh Avenue around 4:50 p.m.

Police say the 28-year-old male driver of a Volkswagen struck a Nissan, then left the road and hit an 11-year-old boy.

That child was rushed to the hospital and is now in stable condition.

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A boy was hit by a car that had just been involved in a crash.


The 52-year-old woman driving the Nissan is hospitalized in critical condition.

The driver of the Volkswagen suffered minor injuries.

L&I was called because one of the vehicles also struck the building at 1915 W. Lehigh.

The circumstances of the crash remain under investigation.

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