Child struck by vehicle in Piqua


CareFlight called to transport victim

Piqua police investigate a Wednesday morning crash involving a child pedestrian and a pickup truck in the 800 block of South Street.

Piqua police investigate a Wednesday morning crash involving a child pedestrian and a pickup truck in the 800 block of South Street.


Staff Reports

PIQUA — CareFlight was called to transport a child that was reported to have been struck by a pickup truck on Wednesday morning.

Piqua police, and medics were called to the 800 block of South Street shortly after 8 a.m.

Initial reports from Piqua police indicate that a 12-year-old girl “darted out from car in front of oncoming truck.” She was reported to be unconscious following the crash, but had regained consciousness when medical crews arrived. The extent of her injuries is unknown.

The victim was transported to Upper Valley Medical Center by Piqua Fire Department medics where CareFlight met them to transport her to a Dayton hospital for treatment.

Piqua police said that the driver of the pickup truck was not injured and will not be cited.

In other news:

• Minutes before the South Street call came in, officers and medics were dispatched to a report of a care vs. bicycle crash on County Road 25-A near the railroad crossing. The victim was not transported and damage was said to be minor.

• A Troy City School bus was rear ended on West Main Street near the I-75 overpass early Wednesday morning. Six students, an aide and the bus driver were on board and no one was injured. The students were transferred to another bus, according to school officials. The driver refused treatment and will likely be cited for assured clear distance.

Piqua police investigate a Wednesday morning crash involving a child pedestrian and a pickup truck in the 800 block of South Street.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2020/02/web1_021220mju_crash_southstreet-4.jpgPiqua police investigate a Wednesday morning crash involving a child pedestrian and a pickup truck in the 800 block of South Street.
CareFlight called to transport victim