A young girl has been taken to Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto with serious injuries after she was reportedly hit by a vehicle in Stirling-Rawdon Township Monday morning.
Stirling-Rawdon Police Chief Dario Cecchin confirmed a 10-year-old girl was struck by a mini-van on the Stirling-Marmora Road while waiting for her school bus around 8:45 a.m.
Chief Cecchin said the girl was taken to Campbellford Memorial Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries where she was later transported to Toronto. Cecchin explained she is now in stable condition.
The driver of the mini-van wasn’t injured. There is no word on if any charges will be laid.
The OPP traffic reconstruction unit was called to assist in the investigation which is continuing. A short portion of the northbound lane of the Stirling-Marmora Road was closed for several hours pending processing of the scene by the OPP. All lanes of the highway are now opened.
Anyone having information about this incident is asked to call the Stirling-Rawdon Police at 613-395-0844 or Crime Stoppers at 613-969-TIPS.