SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – A mother and her young daughter have been taken to the hospital with serious injuries, after being hit by a car near the Stonestown Galleria Mall in San Francisco on Wednesday.

The incident occurred around noon when the mother and her 5-year-old daughter were in a crosswalk at 20th and Buckingham Way, when they were struck by a driver.

San Francisco police said the child suffering life-threatening injuries and the mother serious injuries.

The elderly driver of the Toyota Rav-4 has remained at the scene. She is being treated by paramedics and questioned by police.