Accident leaves 10-year-old seriously injured

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CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – A 10-year-old girl is seriously injured after the bicycle she was driving was struck by a car.

Just after 5:00 Tuesday evening, emergency crews responded to the crash on Lake and Columbus Streets in the town of Staunton.

Preliminary investigation revealed a 2002 Saturn car, being driven 17-year-old Kay-Lynn Ethington of Brazil was driving westbound on Columbus Street, when 10-year-old Brianna Robertson rode into the path of Ethington’s car.

The investigation revealed that Ethington could not avoid striking Robertson. Speed appears to not be a factor.

Robertson was transported to Union Hospital in Terre Haute with what appears to be serious head, internal, and leg injuries.

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