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Boy, 6, hit by car while riding bike in Akron

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Posted at 5:53 AM, Apr 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-26 08:07:32-04

A 6-year-old boy was hit by a car while riding a bicycle in Akron Monday evening. 

According to Akron police, the Tallmadge boy is in very critical condition at Akron Children's Hospital after the crash. 

Police say the child was riding a bicycle near Lucy Street and Duane Avenue around 7:51 p.m. when the child went through a stop sign and was struck by a car driven by a 24-year-old Akron woman. 

Investigators do not believe the driver was at fault but police say she was cited for having a suspended license. 

Police originally reported the age of the child as 8 years old. 

The crash is under investigation.