Boy, 12, recovering after Miami County sledding crash

A 12-year-old boy injured in a Sunday afternoon sledding accident is recovering.

The boy was riding a sled that crashed into the back of a pickup truck, according to a 911 caller.

He was taken by CareFlight to Dayton Children’s Hospital.

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The sledding accident occurred around 4:45 p.m. near North County Road 25A and Snodgrass Road, according to Miami County Sheriff’s Office dispatch.

“We had four of them in a sled and they hit the back of a pickup,” the 911 caller said. “They’re all a little banged up.”

The 12-year-old had a possible broken leg, dispatchers said.

According to hospital staff, the sledding accident was the only weather-related injury treated over the weekend.

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