Child in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Van

Child in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Van

RCMP Crest LogoA 10-year-old girl from Grunthal, Manitoba is in critical condition after being struck by a van while riding her bike.

The crash happened Wednesday just before 9 p.m. on Highway 216 when the southbound vehicle hit the child just outside of Grunthal.

She was transported to hospital by STARS air ambulance, where she remains. RCMP say she was wearing a helmet at the time.

The 44-year-old driver of the van remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor and police are continuing to investigate.

— Staff


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