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9-year-old seriously injured after being struck in Caroline County

Posted at 9:04 PM, Aug 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-28 22:42:54-04

CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. — A 9-year-old girl has life-threatening injuries after being struck by a truck while riding a bicycle Monday evening in Caroline County.

State Police said around 5:14 p.m. they responded to the crash in the 10200 block of Fredericksburg Turnpike (Route 2), just north of Bowies pond.

“A 9-year-old Woodford, Va., girl was crossing Route 2 when she was struck by a southbound 2010 Chevrolet pickup truck,” a State Police spokesperson said. “The pickup truck immediately stopped and remained at the scene.”

The child was then transported via Medflight to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was not injured in the crash.

State Police said the crash remains under investigation. Alcohol was not a factor.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.