Two children are in hospital after they were struck near a crosswalk in Glace Bay Friday night.

A boy, 8, and his sister, 11, were hit as they were crossing Main Street near St. Anne's Church at about 10 p.m.

Cape Breton Regional Police said the children were near a crosswalk and one of them was on a bicycle.

Both children were airlifted to a hospital in Halifax. The boy is in critical condition, while the girl is in serious condition, police said.

Staff Sgt. Ken O'Neill said the driver is co-operating with the investigation.

No charges have been laid.