7-year-old boy struck by vehicle in North Miami

Victim taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in critical condition

MIAMI – A 7-year-old boy was struck by a car Friday in North Miami, authorities said.

The incident was reported in the area of Northwest 119th Street and 15th Avenue.

Sky 10 was above the scene as the boy was taken by ambulance to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

Police said the boy was crossing the street with his grandparents, and was hold his grandfather's hand when he suddenly let go and darted into the street.

Police said he was struck by an oncoming black Volkswagen.

Police said the boy was alert and talking when he was taken to the hospital, but he is listed in critical condition.

Police said the driver stayed at the scene and no charges have been filed.


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