BROOKLYN - Police say a young child is in the hospital after being struck by a car in Park Slope on Thursday.

They say it happened around 8 a.m. at the intersection of Garfield Place and Fifth Avenue.

Witnesses say the boy was crossing the street against the light and was hit by a black car that appeared to be a livery cab.

News 12 has learned that the boy is in stable condition.

The driver stayed at the scene, and it is not clear if any charges will be filed.