Two struck by vehicle along S.R. 436

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle on State Road 436 Thursday evening, causing officials to block the southbound lanes.

The accident happened at S.R. 436 and Century 21 Boulevard, just south of Baldwin Park Street.

According to Florida Highway Patrol troopers, a man and child were crossing S.R. 436 and stepped into the path of a southbound vehicle.

Troopers said the female child was take to Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital in Orlando in critical condition. The man was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, but his condition wasn't known.

Traffic was being routed through an apartment complex near the accident scene while investigators worked at the scene..

WFTV.com will update this story as more information becomes available. We'll have details on Channel 9 Eyewitness News at 11.

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