McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

March 14, 2013

12-year old boy hit by car in McAlester

By Rachel Petersen
Staff Writer

McALESTER — McAlester police reported that a 12-year-old child was hit by a vehicle Thursday evening in McAlester.

“At 4:58 p.m. McAlester Police Department was notified that a 12-year-old boy on a bicycle was hit by a car,” said McAlester Police Det. Capt. Gary Wansick. The accident occurred at the intersection of 14th Street and Timber Lane in McAlester, Wansick said.

“The bicyclist was westbound on Timber Lane and entered the intersection of 14th and Timber Lane and that’s when the car and bicycle collided,” Wansick said.

Wansick said police and emergency medical services responded to the incident. “McAlester Fire Department EMS took the child directly to the Eagle-Med pad along with the child’s mother,” Wansick said.



Contact Rachel Petersen at rpetersen@mcalesternews.com.