10-Year-Old Wisconsin Girl Hit by Car While Riding Bicycle

10-Year-Old Wisconsin Girl Hit by Car While Riding Bicycle Photo: KSTP/File

October 05, 2017 02:58 PM

A 10-year-old girl was airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul after she was struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle in New Richmond, Wisconsin, Tuesday night.

A release from the New Richmond Police Department states officers responded to a report of a car vs. bicycle crash at the intersection of West Richmond Way and Sequoia Lane around 6:27 p.m. Tuesday.


Upon arrival, officers and other first responders found a 10-year-old female who had not been wearing a helmet. She was treated at the scene, then airlifted to Regions. There was no other information on her condition.

The 40-year-old driver of a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze remained at the scene and, according to the release, was cooperative with the investigation. The release also said drugs or alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the crash.

None of the occupants of the vehicle reported injuries.

The matter remains under investigation, and police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact them at 715-246-6667.


Frank Rajkowski

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