Child critical after being hit by car in NE Phila.

November 29, 2010 9:35:00 AM PST
A young child is fighting for life after being hit by a car Monday morning in Northeast Philadelphia.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. in the 4400 block of Tolbut Street.

Reports from the scene indicate the child ran into traffic and was hit, suffering serious head injuries.

Medics transported the child to the hospital in extremely critical condition.

The car stopped at the scene, police said.

An investigation into this crash is underway.

There was no word on the identity of the child.