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11-Year-Old Boy Critically Struck by SUV in Flushing, Police Say

By Ben Fractenberg | November 14, 2016 5:03pm

QUEENS — An 11-year-old boy was critically injured after being struck by an SUV in Flushing Monday afternoon, officials said.

The boy was crossing south on Willets Point Boulevard near 148th Street when a 60-year-old woman driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee hit him at about 3:04 p.m., according to the NYPD.

The boy was taken to Elmhurst Hospital with life-threatening injuries, officials added.

The driver remained on the scene and there were no initial charges, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing.