JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 9-year-old boy was hit by a car as he was crossing from Firestone Road.
Witnesses at a nearby apartment complex said he was going to the store.
He ran through traffic and was hit by a blue Eclipse, said Det. J.D. Gregory of Jacksonville Sheriff's Office's Traffic Homicide division.
The boy was taken to the Orange Park Medical Center and from there, he was taken to Shands with life-threatening injuries, Gregory said.
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