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Child, 12, hit by car while riding scooter in Brooklyn Heights: police

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BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A 12-year-old boy was struck by a car while riding a scooter against traffic in Brooklyn Monday morning, according to the NYPD

The child was hit near the intersection of Cadman Plaza West and Middagh Street around 8:10 a.m., police officials said.

He was with his mother while riding a scooter against traffic, from east to west, when he was struck by a BMW traveling northbound, police said.

The driver stayed at the scene.

The child was taken to Kings County Hospital in serious condition.