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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

CSW BREAKING: Pedestrian Struck Near Van Horn High School in Independence

Independence Police are investigating a car-pedestrian collision early Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of Truman and Winner Roads- in front of Van Horn High school.

The person hit- according to AMR-EMS- is "a 15-year-old female" who was struck by a car going at an unspecified speed.

The ambulance crew said their patient had "road-rash on her back- arms- hands and legs" and "flew about 50 feet after being struck" by the vehicle.

Her condition was considered serious as she was being transported to Children's Mercy Hospital in KC-MO..


Sarah Ruby said...

This is the minor child's mother. She was thrown about 115 ft. and not 50 ft. she was hit by a truck not a car. She is still alive thank God. She had several broken bones and will be going under surgery today. She has been in good spirits through all of this. She laughs, she cries and most of all nightmares.

Groucho K. Marx said...

Yes Thank God!

Thank you too for the clarification and my prayers to your child....