A child was rushed to hospital after being struck by a car at Stepney.
Emergency services raced to the scene near the intersection of Mary Street and Laura Street, Stepney by reports that a child had been hit by a car.
The child was taken by ambulance to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the car is not physically injured, but shaken after the crash.
Major Crash investigators are at the scene and investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Motorists are asked to avoid the area.
Anyone who witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au