Child flown to hospital after being hit by car

A child was seriously injured Tuesday evening after being hit by a vehicle on Continental Drive in northwestern Bartholomew County. Authorities are reporting that the 5-year-old boy was struck at about 6:45 p.m. that evening by a sedan driven by a 16-year-old girl.

He was flown to IU Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis hospital by Stat Flight helicopter from Seymour. There is no word on his condition. The German Township Volunteer Fire Department,  Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department and CRH paramedics assisted at the scene.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation according to the sheriff’s department.