Boy Riding Bike Hit by Car in Waldorf

The 10-year-old boy is in critical condition, police say

A 10-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a car while riding a bicycle in Waldorf, Maryland, police say.

Charles County police responded to the scene at the 2700 block of McDaniel Road in about 4 pm.

The driver of a Nissan Altima was traveling south on McDaniel Road when she struck the boy who was crossing the street on his bicycle in a designated crosswalk, police said.

The boy suffered severe injuries and was flown to the hospital. He was wearing a helmet and was with his mother and two friends when he was hit, police said.

Police said the driver remained on the scene and it is unclear how the crash happened.

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