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A female driver was taken into custody after she allegedly ran a red light and struck a 10-year-old boy in Santa Ana Sunday night, police said.

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Santa Ana police were investigating after a 10-year-old boy was hit by a truck. (Credit: OnScene TV)

The child was hit by a 2008 Ford F-150 truck at the intersection of 17th Street and Cabrillo Park (map) around 6:45 p.m., according to Cmdr. Enrique Esparza of the Santa Ana Police Department.

The boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition, Esparza said.

The driver, identified as 33-year-old Suray Leon of Santa Ana, was arrested on suspicion of DUI and booked at Santa Ana Central Jail, according to Esparza.

She was being held on $100,000 bail, Orange County inmate records showed.

KTLA’s Rose Razeghi and Justin Burton contributed to this report.