An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a tow truck in North Encanto.

The boy was hit around 7:30 p.m. Friday in the 6800 block of Madera Street. That is where police said the child ran in front of the truck.

Officers said the boy was playing a hide-and-seek game with friends when he ran into the street.

Authorities said the driver did everything he could and does not appear to be at fault.