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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police is investigating after a child on a bike was hit by an SUV in Grayson County.

The accident happened in the 1800 block of Millerstown Road, which is about a mile east of Clarkson, Ky., according to KSP Trooper Scotty Sharp.

The Grayson County Sheriff's Office contacted KSP to investigate the crash around 6:39 p.m., according to KSP.

Police say an 11-year-old boy was riding his bike on Millerstown Road when he entered the path of 62-year-old Debra Boone, who was driving west on the road in an SUV. She attempted to avoid hitting the boy, but was unsuccessful, police say.

The boy was airlifted to Norton Children's Hospital in Louisville with what police say are life threatening injuries, and was listed in critical condition at last check. 

No one else was injured in the accident. Millerstown Road was shut down for about two hours for crash reconstruction.

The crash remains under investigation by KSP.

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