Child hit by car; driver charged with DUI

A five-year-old boy is in a Sacramento trauma center with critical injuries after being struck by a car driven by a man police say was under the influence.

Charles Clark, 38, of Sacramento, is under arrest, charged with felony hit-and-run and DUI after striking the child on Kim Avenue around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sacramento police report.

First responders were able to immediately transport the child to an area trauma center where he remains in critical condition.

While at the scene, officers received word of Clark’s whereabouts. Police found the car matching the description of the one Clark was driving when the child was hit, found the man and arrested him.

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