Child on bike hit, dragged by truck
Dowling child sustains injuries, no charges expected to be laid
Posted: Jul 23, 2012 7:40 AM ET
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2012 7:39 AM ET
Sudbury police say an 8-year-old in Dowling was taken to hospital — injured but conscious — after being hit by a truck while riding a bicycle.
Police said the accident happened on Saturday about 7 p.m.
The child was dragged a short distance and suffered some lacerations.
Police said the accident is still under investigation but said it is anticipated no charges will be laid.
In a press release, police reminded drivers to be watchful for children playing on or near roadways and parking lots at all times of the day “as school is out and weather has been nice.”
They also reminded children and parents to use care on roadways and follow simple common sense rules of safety, such as looking in all directions before crossing streets and being aware of traffic around where they may be playing.
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