A 2-year-old boy was hospitalized in critical condition after getting struck by a vehicle Monday night in the city’s Bustleton section, police said.
Shortly after 8:30 p.m., the boy’s mother had just parked a vehicle in a rear parking lot along the 9900 block of Haldeman Avenue and family members were exiting the vehicle when the boy ran out from between two other parked vehicle and was hit by a Toyota driven by a 29-year-old man, police said.
The boy was transported to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital and was expected to be transferred to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
The Toyota stopped and the driver remained at the scene and was cooperating with police. The cause of the accident was under investigation.