5-year-old boy hit by vehicle, injured in west Louisville

5-year-old boy hit by vehicle, injured in west Louisville
The victim was rushed to a hospital with a police escort. (Source: Greg Schapker/WAVE 3 News)
The victim was rushed to a hospital with a police escort. (Source: Greg Schapker/WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A 5-year-old boy was hit by a vehicle and seriously injured in west Louisville Monday night.

A Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman said the boy was walking on the north side of Broadway with others when for unknown reasons, he darted into traffic and was hit by an eastbound vehicle.

The incident happened about 10:30 p.m. between 36th and 37th Streets.

The victim was taken to Kosair Children's Hospital by police escort. He is in critical condition.

The driver stopped. No charges are expected to be filed.

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