Child struck and critically injured by vehicle outside Saratoga Elementary

Posted By: Channel 8 Eyewitness News

Lincoln Police are investigating how a child was struck by a vehicle this morning.

The 7-year-old boy was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition.

The call came in around 8 a.m. just outside Saratoga Elementary School near 13th and South Streets.

Police said the boy was hit by a pick-up truck while crossing South 13th street at the crosswalk in front of the school.

They have blocked off the area near 13th and South as they investigate. 

We’ll bring you more details on this story when they are made available.