A child was struck by a car and critically injured in East Hartford on Saturday evening.
According to police, the 6-year-old was hit by a car in the area of 154 Hillside Ave. and suffered severe injuries.
The operator of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating during the investigation, police said.
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The child was transported to an area hospital and remains in critical condition.
The road was closed down while police investigated. It has since reopened.