UPDATE (2:55 P.M.) Boy Flown to Trauma Center after Edgemere Accident

A youth, between 8-10 years old, was struck by a car in Edgemere.

A 7-year-old boy hit by a vehicle this morning in Edgemere was flown to the Johns Hopkins Children's Center's pediatric trauma unit, according to Baltimore County police.

The accident, reported at 10:20 a.m. Monday, occurred in the southbound lane of North Point Road where the child was riding a bike, said Baltimore County police spokesman Detective Cathy Batton.

"The child was riding northbound in the southbound of North Point Road on a bicycle," Batton said. "He was struck by a car in the southbound lane, driving southbound."

The boy suffered "very serious" injuries, Batton said, adding that no more information is available at this time.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. Police investigators arrived on the scene and the investigation is ongoing, but no charges are expected to filed at this time, Batton said. 

Karebear July 19, 2011 at 01:12 PM
Is their any update on the cause of the accident? Was it driver or biker error, or a combination of other factors? I pray this little boy makes it out okay and heals quickly. My thoughts are with his family.
Mary Lurz Hoffman July 19, 2011 at 03:41 PM
Morgan - thanks for the update. I've been wondering about this boy since I first read the story. Please let the boy know that lots of people are thinking about him and wishing him well.
LAURA GODWIN July 19, 2011 at 04:30 PM
Does anyone know his name? He is lucky to be alive, prayers and well wishes are being sent to him andhis family.
Ron Cassie July 19, 2011 at 08:59 PM
Morgan, could you give me a call at 443-510-1705? Maybe we can do a brief follow-up on the boy's status - we've had lots of inquires. Thanks, Ron
linda July 19, 2011 at 11:45 PM
could some one tell his name my grandson is that age praying for him


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