Child critical after being hit by car

A LITTLE boy has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition after being hit by a car in Mackay.

The heartbreaking scenes unfolded outside a private residence in Blacks Beach on Saturday morning.

Paramedics, including critical care paramedics, were dispatched to the scene just after 10am.


Queensland Ambulance said they were called to an incident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle.

Crews arrived at the scene to find a little boy with life-threatening head, chest and abdominal injuries.

He was rushed to Mackay Hospital in a critical condition.

The boy’s age is not known.