Sarasota, Florida -- A three year old boy is in the hospital tonight in critical condition after being hit by a car in Sarasota.
Reportedly, the crash took place on Bee Ridge Road and Briggs Avenue around 7 p.m.
Florida highway patrol says the child ran into the road from the shoulder and in front of a car. The 70-year-old man who was behind the wheel tried to swerve out of the way, but wound up hitting him.
The driver and his passenger were not injured.