CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A nine-year-old girl is fighting for her life in the hospital after being hit by a pickup truck while riding a motorized scooter Thursday evening.
Chesterfield County Police said the girl was hit at the intersection of Bach Lane and Vincent Lane around 6 p.m. The child was transported to the hospital by ground with life-threatening injuries. Police tell 8News she is now in critical condition, with injuries to her head, torso and vitals. She also suffered brain injuries, according to police.
Police said the driver of the truck did remain on scene after the incident. Police continued to investigate at the established scene into the late nighttime hours.
A crash team spent the night measuring everything on scene. They will be reconstructing the crash for the next few days, then go to the Commonwealth’s Attorney with their findings.
Police tell 8News Chesterfield County Public Schools spokesperson Shawn Smith has been notified.
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