Child Critically Injured, Hit By Car In Redford Township

WWJ News
November 08, 2019 - 11:06 am
Redford Police Car

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REDFORD TWP. (WWJ) - An 11-year-old boy is hospitalized after he was hit by a car Thursday afternoon. 

According to police, the child was on foot in the area of 6 Mile Rd. and Kinloch St., near Beach Daily, when he was struck at around 3 p.m. 

The injured boy was rushed to a local hospital, where police said he remained in "critical but stable" condition Friday morning.  

Police said drugs and alcohol do appear to have been a factor, although the investigation continues. 

Other circumstances surrounding the incident are unclear at this time, and it's not known if the driver who struck the boy could face charges. Police said the driver is cooperating with investigators. 

The child's name was not released.