AURORA, Ill. (STMW) — A 12-year-old Aurora boy was seriously injured Wednesday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike in the western suburb.
Police said the boy was riding his bicycle on the sidewalk near Frost Drive and South Eola Road around 6:35 a.m. when he was struck while attempting to cross the street, the Beacon-News is reporting.READ MORE: Five Cook County COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Sites To Expand Hours In Preparation For Authorization For Children 12 To 15
Police said a 54-year-old Aurora woman was turning northbound onto Eola Road from Frost Drive when she hit the boy.READ MORE: Ravinia Festival Announces Lineup For 2021 Season
The victim was seriously injured and taken to an Aurora hospital. Police said his injuries do not appear to be life-threatening at this time.
The woman, who police have not named, was cited for failure to yield to a pedestrian at an intersection. She was not injured, police said.MORE NEWS: 10 Inmates In One Pod Test Positive For COVID-19 At Lake County Jail In Waukegan
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