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Child on bicycle injured Thursday in Lenexa after being hit by vehicle

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Posted at 8:46 PM, Apr 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-30 00:10:04-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A boy in Lenexa suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday night after being struck by a vehicle while a riding a bicycle.

The crash happened just before 7 p.m. at the intersection of West 79th Street and Pflumm Road.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a man was driving west on 79th Street through the intersection with Pflumm and had a green light, according to Lenexa police.

The boy, who police indicated was around 10 years old, was riding across 79th Street southbound on Pflumm in the crosswalk at the time of the crash.

He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

The driver stayed at the scene, according to Lenexa police.

The crash remains under investigation by the Lenexa Police Department Traffic Safety Unit.