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Victoria Street in Kitchener closed after toddler struck by vehicle

Waterloo Regional Police say Victoria Street South is closed between Paulander Drive and Lawrence Avenue after a young child was struck by a vehicle. Kevin Nielsen / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say Victoria Street South is closed between Paulander Drive and Lawrence Avenue after a two-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle.

They say he has been transported to an out-of-region hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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They are asking people to avoid the area.

Police made the announcement on Twitter at around 9 a.m.

They have not released further details about the incident.

More to follow.

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