Child flown to pediatric trauma center after being struck by car

BY TODD BOWMAN

HAGERSTOWN, Maryland – Officials confirmed a 10-year-old male was transported by Maryland State Police – Aviation Command helicopter to Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C. Tuesday afternoon after he was struck while riding his bicycle.

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Units from Hagerstown Fire Department and Community Rescue Service Inc. responded to incident. Hagerstown Police Department conducted the investigation.

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The patient was listed as a priority 1, category alpha under the MIEMSS trauma decision tree and was transported to the landing zone at Western Heights Middle School in Hagerstown’s west end.

Photos by Cj Rinehart, S-A photographer.

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