SUV slams into 11-year-old boy crossing street in Whitestone

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WHITESTONE, Queens — An 11-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being struck by a car in Queens Monday afternoon.

Police say around 3 p.m., the child was crossing southbound over Willets Point Boulevard near 148 Street when he was struck by a Jeep Grand Cherokee traveling westbound.

The child was rushed to Elmhurst General Hospital in critical condition.

Police say the driver, 60, stayed on the scene.

The NYPD Collision Investigation Squad is on the scene investigating.

No arrests have been made.

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