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Girl struck by vehicle in Derry Township flown to hospital

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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
A medical helicopter takes off from a field next to Cherry and 27th streets in Derry Township on Thursday, June 28, 2018, after a 4-year-old girl on her bicycle was struck by a motorist around 4:30 p.m. The girl had a head contusion and was taken to UPMC Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, state police said. A second girl, 9, is believed to have suffered a broken arm and was transported by ambulance. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, state police said.

A 4-year-old girl was airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital Thursday after being struck by a vehicle while riding her bike in Derry Township.

A second girl involved in the crash is believed to have suffered a broken arm, state police said at the scene.

The crash was reported shortly after 4:30 p.m. on the 700 block of 27th Street, in the village of Brenizer, south of the Conemaugh River near Blairsville.

The 4-year-old had a head contusion and was taken to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh to be treated, state police said. The second girl, 9, was transported by ambulance to Excela Westmoreland Hospital in Greensburg.

The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, state police said.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-2862, [email protected] or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

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