YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — An 8-year-old boy who was struck by a car Monday afternoon has been flown to the main campus of Akron Children’s Hospital.
Reports said a car driven by a woman at about 4:05 p.m. was going south on Elm Street when the boy ran out in the road at Benita Avenue.
The driver stopped and called police.
A witness reported seeing a small child lying in the road, and medical crews performing chest compressions on the child.
The boy was treated at St. Elizabeth Health Center before being flown to Akron, where reports said he is in critical condition.
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An investigation is ongoing.