WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A child is struggling for life in the hospital after being struck by a car in West Springfield.

Police say the child was struck on Main Street at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

The child was taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield in critical condition.

The age and gender of the child were not immediately made public.

Capt. Thomas Wilkinson says the accident is not considered a hit-and-run, but there was no word on possible charges.

The accident remains under investigation.