Child flown to hospital after his scooter crashes into a car

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ELDORADO, Ill (WEHT) Illinois State Police say a 9-year-old boy failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign at the intersection of Fourth Street and North Railroad Street, and ended up crashing into a car.

This happened Thursday around 6:48 p.m. ISP says the boy was riding a small children’s scooter on a bike path toward Fourth Street. Two people told authorities the boy didn’t stop at the stop sign, and struck a vehicle. We’re told the boy was flown to the hospital, but is expected to be OK. The driver of the vehicle refused medical attention.

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(This story was originally published on June 19, 2020)

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