Pedestrian critical after being hit by car

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PHOENIX -- A pedestrian is in critical condition at the hospital after being hit by a car Sunday night.

The accident happened near 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road.

Police say the victim was not in a crosswalk when he tried to cross the road. The driver of the car didn't see him until it was too late.

Witnesses describe the victim as a "young boy" although police could not confirm his age.