Child critically injured after being struck by car involved in multi-vehicle crash

A child was critically injured on Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a car.

It happened just after 3 p.m. near the intersection of Northwest 19th Street and 23rd Avenue in Fort Lauderdale.

According to police, multiple vehicles were involved in a crash and the intersection was shut down.

Child struck by vehicle (WPLG)

Local 10 News’ cameras spotted two cars and a postal truck with damage.

The 8-year-old child was the only person injured.

Witnesses said the child was standing on a curb when he was struck by one of the cars involved in the crash.

The child was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center in critical condition.

Police are still investigating what led up to the crash.

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