12-year-old on bicycle hit by vehicle in Elkhart

ELKHART, Ind. – A 12-year-old was injured when he was hit by a vehicle while on his bicycle Wednesday evening, the Elkhart Police Department announced.

At 5:17 p.m., officers were called to the area of S. 6th Street and W. Indiana Avenue for a report of a crash involving a juvenile on a bike.

According to the investigation, a Chevrolet Venture was traveling north on S. 6th Street, approaching W. Indiana Avenue, when the crash occurred.

The 12-year-old was taken to the hospital with serious injuries to his leg and head.

As of Wednesday evening, his injuries were believed to be non-life-threatening.

The driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.

This incident remains under investigation.

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