Bees Creek, NT: Boy, 8, is fighting for his life after being hit by a car at the NT bus stop

An eight-year-old boy is in an induced coma after being hit by a car at a bus stop in the Northern Territory.

Police say they were called to Bees Creek Road around 3pm on Tuesday.

It is understood the boy was hit while crossing the street, just moments after getting off a bus.

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The boy suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Royal Darwin Hospital, where he is in stable but critical condition.

Both the driver of the bus and the car involved stopped and were questioned by police.

FILE: An eight-year-old boy is in an induced coma after being hit by a car at a bus stop in the Northern Territory. Recognition: AAP

The circumstances of the crash are now being investigated by the Major Crash Investigation Unit.

“Police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident to get in touch,” said Detective Senior Sergeant Brendan Lindner.

“Investigators are particularly interested if you have dashcam footage of a Blue Ford Falcon sedan or passenger bus traveling along Bees Creek Road at the time.”

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James Brien

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