Cops are hunting a driver who left a boy for dead following a hit-and-run in Wembley, northwest London.
The 12-year-old was hurled into the air after being hit by a white Nissan SUV with a broken headlight at about 4pm on Friday.
Metropolitan Police officers raced to Grande Parade following reports of a serious collision.
Paramedics then treated the boy who had suffered serious injuries.
He was taken to a north London hospital and is now in a stable condition.
The boy’s family has been informed.
Images were taken near the site of the collision show cops patrolling the area.
It appeared a cordon was also put in place.
No arrests have been made.
A Met Police spokesman said: “Officers were called by the London Ambulance Service on Friday, 13 September at 4.07pm to a collision in Grande Parade/ Forty Avenue.
“Officers attended and found a pedestrian, a 12-year-old boy with serious injuries.
“He was taken by the LAS to a north London hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
“The car, a white Nissan SUV (registration number unknown) with a broken headlight made off from the scene.”
Witnesses or those with dashcam footage are being urged to contact police on 101 quoting CAD: 5308/13 September or Crime Stoppers on 0800 555111.