Trotwood boy hit on bicycle

Police: Boy struck on bike was crossing road illegally

A 12-year-old boy is recovering after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike and crossing Ohio 49 at Shiloh Springs Road, according to Trotwood Police Deputy Chief John Porter.

The boy was crossing the state route illegally and a vehicle clipped the back tire on his biccycle, Porter said.

Investigators are working to determine whether the boy was also struck by a passing motorcycle.

Porter said the boy suffered scrapes, bruises and lacerations to the head. He was taken to Dayton Children’s Hospital for treatment.

UPDATE @ 10:36 p.m.: A 12-year-old boy on a bicycle was struck by a vehicle and a motorcycle as he made his way across state Route 49 at Shiloh Springs Road in Trotwood.

Trotwood Battalion Fire Chief Richard Haacke said after the car, a small Nissan sedan, hit the boy and knocked him into the street, a motorcycle ran over him and did not stop.

The boy was in the crosswalk when the car hit him, the fire official said. He was riding home from his job at a local church, the fire official said.

The boy has been taken to Dayton Children’s Hospital and is believed to be in serious condition, Haacke said.

Trotwood police are looking for the motorcycle.

The northbound lanes of state Route 49 remain closed as police conduct an accident investigation.

FIRST REPORT

A person believed to be the victim of a hit-and-run accident has been taken to a hospital from the scene, state Route 49 and Shiloh Springs Road in Trotwood.

The ambulance just left the scene, which includes a bicycle.

The dispatch about the accident was made about 9:56 p.m.

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