By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A young girl was rushed to Children’s Hospital this afternoon after being hit by a car in the city’s Sheraden section.

According to Pittsburgh Public Safety, it happened around 2:30 p.m. on Hillsboro Street.

The 5-year-old girl had just gotten out of a car when she was struck in the roadway.

She is listed in critical condition at the hospital.

The Pittsburgh Public Safety Department says the man who was driving the car that hit her stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police.

Police continue to investigate the crash.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.