LOCKPORT, N.Y. — A 4-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was hit by a vehicle on Ridge Road in the Town of Lockport Sunday afternoon, according to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office.

The incident happened around 12:30 p.m.

Deputies say the child was hit by the vehicle that was heading eastbound. She was flown by Mercy Flight to Women and Children's Hospital with serious injuries and is listed in critical condition.

The Niagara County Accident Investigation Unit is handling the investigation.