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Child in critical condition after being struck by vehicle

WAILUA — A four-year-old boy remains in critical condition after being struck by a pickup truck on Sunday afternoon at Lydgate Beach Park.

The boy was struck by a Nissan pickup truck when the driver of the truck was attempting to park near the Kamalani playground restrooms shortly before 5 p.m.

The boy sustained severe injuries as a result of the crash. Responding firefighters and medics performed CPR at the scene. The boy was then transported by ambulance to Wilcox Hospital and medevaced that evening to O‘ahu.

The driver of the Nissan truck was not injured.

The cause of the crash remains under police investigation, but speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors, according to a county press release.

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