A 13-year-old boy was transported to the hospital on Friday afternoon following a vehicle-versus-cyclist accident that occurred at the intersection of Pine Street and Main Street in Bellevue.
According to Bellevue Fire Department Chief Greg Beaver, Bellevue Fire, along with Wood River Fire & Rescue and the Bellevue Marshal’s Office, responded to the accident just after 4 p.m. on Friday. According to Beaver, the teenager had been on a bike at the southern crosswalk on Main Street when a silver car hit him. The boy landed in the middle of the intersection.
According to Wood River Fire & Rescue interim Chief Ron Bateman, the boy was transported by ambulance to St. Luke’s Wood River Medical Center.
Neither Bateman nor Beaver had any further information on the make or model of the vehicle, or if any charges or citations were pending.
Responding Bellevue Marshal Mynde Heil could not be reached for comment on Monday for this story. The story will be updated with more information as it becomes available.