10-year-old girl on bike hurt in Keizer hit-and-run bit.ly/UI7qZjFrom KGW:
— KGW News (@KGWNews) January 9, 2013
KEIZER, Ore. – A 10-year-old girl riding her bicycle in Keizer was struck by a car Tuesday morning and then the driver fled the scene, according to police.
Investigators said the girl was riding westbound in the crosswalk of River Road N and Cummings Lane N when her rear tire was struck by the car and she was thrown to the ground just before 10 a.m.
The girl was not seriously injured. She told police she was hit by a gray Ford 4-door vehicle which had been traveling southbound on River Road N in the curb lane.
The driver was described as a white woman about 59 years old with chin-length curly brown hair and wearing a black jacket.
The girl was treated at the scene for minor scrapes and possible bruising, according to Dan Kelley with the Keizer Police Department.
He said police have not been able to find any witnesses to interview so far and the incident is still under investigation.
Anyone with information that may help investigators was urged to call Keizer police.
10-year-old girl on bike struck by hit-and-run driver in Keizer; suspect description here: kptv.tv/Uz9n4WFrom Fox 12:
— FOX 12 Oregon KPTV (@fox12oregon) January 8, 2013
KEIZER, OR (KPTV) -
A 10-year-old girl riding her bike was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Keizer on Tuesday.
The girl's mother, Angie Gwyn, told FOX 12 her daughter was trying to cross the street in the 500 block of Cummings Lane N when a driver crashed into her around 9:30 a.m.
The car hit the girl's rear tire, causing her to be thrown to the ground as she was in the crosswalk, and then the driver continued on without stopping.
Keizer police said the driver was heading south on River Road North when she hit the girl. The only damage to the bike was a broken pedal, but the girl suffered a broken toe and scrapes to her knees and hip.
The driver is described as a white woman and about 59 years old with chin-length, curly brown hair. She wore a black jacket.
Her car was a gray Ford four-door.
No witnesses have come forward so far.
Anyone with information on who may be responsible is asked to call 503-856-3479.