5-year-old boy dies after being hit by vehicle in Northeast Philadelphia

The crash happened around 6 p.m. on the 6900 block of Eastwood Street.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A young boy has died after he was hit by a vehicle in Northeast Philadelphia on Wednesday night.

It happened around 6 p.m. on the 6900 block of Eastwood Street.

Police say a 5-year-old boy ran out into the street and was hit by the driver of a Chevy Silverado.

The boy was rushed to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say the driver did stay at the scene after the accident.


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