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Wednesday, October 09, 2019 6:24 am

9-year-old on bike critical after crash

The Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne police are investigating a vehicle crash that has a 9-year-old boy at a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Officers said they arrived at the intersection of Paulding Road and Fairfield Avenue about 7:17 p.m. Tuesday and found the child unresponsive. Paramedics took him to the hospital, according to a news release.

Police said witnesses told them the boy was riding a bike northbound in the area when he rode into the path of a vehicle headed west on Paulding.

No further information was provided.