A 10-YEAR-OLD child has been airlifted to a Sydney hospital after being hit by an electric bicycle outside a primary school in Canberra.
The incident happened on a pathway adjacent to a primary school in Fadden on Thursday morning. Police said the 10-year-old was riding a bike when they were hit by the electric bicycle being ridden by a 46-year-old man.
The child was seriously injured in the collision and was rushed by ambulance to a local hospital.
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Police released a statement on Friday afternoon, confirming the child has since been airlifted to a larger hospital in Sydney for treatment.
The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated by ACT Policing’s Collision Investigation and Reconstruction Team.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information that may assist police is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.