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9-year-old boy critical after bike struck by vehicle in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Police say witnesses told them the boy rode into the path of a vehicle.

Posted: Oct 8, 2019 9:48 PM
Updated: Oct 9, 2019 10:32 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- A 9-year-old boy is fighting for his life tonight after police say he rode his bike into the path of a vehicle. 

Fort Wayne Police responded at 7:17 p.m. to the intersection of Fairfield Avenue and Paulding Road. 

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Officers and paramedics found the boy unresponsive. He was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Police say witnesses told them the child was riding his bike north, across Paulding Road, when he rode into the path of a vehicle traveling west. 

The department's FACT Team is investigating the crash. 

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