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.
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.