Child On Dirt Bike Struck By Van

Troopers say a nine year old boy is in the hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a van while riding a small dirt bike in Greenville.

According to Sergeant J.J. Collins the accident happened around 4:15 p.m. yesterday afternoon on Fleming School Road.

Collins says the boy was riding on a small farm path along a line of trees when he went into the road. The van driving on the road did not see the boy until it was too late.

The boy was taken to the hospital. Troopers say the child was wearing a helmet. The van driver is not facing any charges.

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