12-Year-Old in Critical Condition After He Was Hit by Car

A 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after a car struck him as he was riding his bike in Shelton last night. 

Police said the boy was hit at Maltby and Gilbert streets around 6:30 p.m. and the driver, a 34-year-old Oxford woman, remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators. 

The boy was treated at the scene and transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital. He has serious injuries and is in critical condition. 

Police said the child was not wearing a helmet. 

The Shelton Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team was called to investigate because the child sustained serious injuries.

Witnesses are asked to call Shelton police at 203-924-1544.

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