A 10-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a car while riding his skateboard.
A young boy has been hospitalised and left in a critical condition after he was hit by a car in an inner-city suburb of Adelaide.
The 10-year-old was riding a skateboard when the tragic accident occurred in Stepney on Tuesday afternoon.
Emergency services responded to reports of a child being hit by a car at the intersection of Mary St and Laura St at about 5.40pm.
Paramedics rushed the boy to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries. He is in a critical but stable condition.
The 36-year-old female driver of the car was not injured but was “shaken” after the incident, according to SA Police.
Major Crash detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Anyone who saw the accident or has dashcam footage is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.