6-year-old injured in hit-and-run accident in Richmond

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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RICHMOND, Calif. (KGO) -- Police say a 6-year-old is in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident in Richmond Wednesday afternoon.

According to Richmond police, a mother was putting her child into a vehicle on 27th and Macdonald Avenue in Richmond when a Smartcar hit the child.

Reports say the driver stopped for a moment before fleeing the scene, heading westbound on Macdonald Avenue.

The child was airlifted to Children's Hospital in Oakland in critical condition.

Stay with ABC7 News for more on this developing story.