A six-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital after he was hit by a car in Adelaide’s east on Saturday.

Key points:

  • The boy was taken to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital with critical injuries
  • Emergency services were called just before 10am
  • Major Crash officers are investigating the incident

Emergency services were called to the scene on The Parade at Rosslyn Park about 9:50am.

The six-year-old was taken to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in a critical condition.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated by Major Crash officers, who have attended the scene.

The Parade was closed in both directions towards its eastern end, between Brigalow Avenue and Hyland Terrace, but has since reopened.

Major Crash investigators have attended the scene.(ABC News: Marco Catalano)

Later on Saturday, a 50-year-old Greenwith man was killed after crashing his motorbike into a guard rail on Old Norton Summit Road.

The man was taken by ambulance to the Royal Adelaide Hospital “but sadly he died a short time later”, police said.

The road was closed for several hours while Major Crash investigators examined the scene, but has since reopened.

On Friday, a 62-year-old woman from Old Reynella suffered serious injuries in a crash at Woodcroft.

The woman was a passenger in one of two sedans that collided just before 4pm, and was taken to Flinders Medical Centre in a stable condition.

Both drivers sustained minor injuries.

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