ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A young child was struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle Monday evening in North Abilene, sending them to a nearby hospital.


UPDATE at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday

Abilene Police told KTAB/KRBC the call of a car versus pedestrian came through just after 5:15 p.m. Monday. It took place at the intersection of Ambler Avenue and Green Street.

Police said it was a 13-year-old who was hit by two vehicles. The teenager was taken to the hospital with injuries. There has been no further update to the child’s condition.

No citations were issued, but the investigation will continue.


Original report at 5:45 p.m. Monday

A young boy, who an eye witness of the crash’s aftermath said was maybe 10 years old, was hit by a vehicle while riding his bike along Ambler Avenue and Shelton Street.

The witness said the boy appeared to be injured but awake.

This is an ongoing story. KTAB/KRBC will update this article as new information becomes available.