Child on scooter struck by vehicle

The child was riding a scooter when the accident occurred (Photo by A.J. Harris/WJBC file photo)

By A.J. Harris

BLOOMINGTON – A ten-year-old child was hit by a vehicle on the corner of Evans and Empire Streets this afternoon and taken to a local hospital.

The child was riding on a scooter northbound and was struck by a vehicle while entering the intersection, according to police on the scene.

Almost immediately, the child was taken to a local hospital, and the nature and extent of the injuries suffered is unknown.

Police have the driver of the vehicle in custody, though it is still unknown if any charges will be brought up against him.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

 

A.J. Harris can be reached at andrew.harris@cumulus.com

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