Child Struck While Crossing Intersection On Bike

Gurnee, IL (WLIP)–In the early hours Monday, at approximately 7:35 AM, the Police Department responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian incident at the intersection of Washington Street and Almond Road.

The victim, a 12-year-old child riding a bicycle, attempted to cross the intersection during the “do not cross” indicator.

The child was struck by a Jeep Compass while navigating the crossing.

The Gurnee Fire Department’s paramedics rushed to the scene to provide immediate aid.

Fortunately, the child sustained only minor injuries but was promptly transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center for further assessment and treatment.

No citations were issued.