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Child critical after being struck near Children’s Museum

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is on the scene of an accident where a child was struck by a vehicle.

IMPD said the 3-year-old child is in critical condition and was taken to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health.

The incident happened just before 4 p.m.

Police said the child and his father were leaving the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis when the child wandered into the street and was struck by a vehicle.

IMPD said the driver swerved to miss the child, then lost control and crashed into a tree. IMPD said the driver is cooperating with the investigation.

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No other injuries were reported.

WISH-TV has a crew on the way and will have updates when available.

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