Ridge Meadows RCMP says a young boy has been air-lifted to hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Maple Ridge.

The B.C. Ambulance Service said the victim is in critical condition after paramedics arrived on the scene at the 11700 block of Cottonwood Drive in Maple Ridge, B.C., near 116 Avenue.

It happened just before 4 p.m. PT.

Police say they are not releasing any more details about the accident on Sunday.