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10-year-old boy in critical condition after being struck by car on Indy's northeast side

Police said the boy was walking south on Mitthoeffer and decided to cross the street when a car traveling north on Mitthoeffer hit him.
Credit: WTHR/Scott Graber
IMPD is on the scene at the 4400 block of North Mitthoeffer Road on the city's northeast side after a juvenile was struck by car.

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD is investigating after a 10-year-old boy was struck by a car on Indy's northeast side Wednesday morning. 

Police were called to the 4400 block of North Mitthoeffer Road near East 46th Street around 6 a.m. on reports of a person struck by a car.

Police said the boy was walking south on Mitthoeffer and decided to cross the street when a car traveling north on Mitthoeffer hit him.

Police said the boy was in critical condition when medics took him to a local hospital. Lawrence Township confirmed the boy is a student at Winding Ridge Elementary School.

The driver of the car stayed at the scene and cooperated with the police investigation.

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