Two children struck by vehicle in South Fairmount - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Driver hits two children on bikes in South Fairmount

(FOX19 Wayne Cross) (FOX19 Wayne Cross)
SOUTH FAIRMONT, OH (FOX19) -

Two children remain hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle Wednesday night while riding their bicycles on the sidewalk in South Fairmount.

Authorities said 36-year-old Crystal Weldy was driving inbound at about 3:45 p.m. on Westwood Avenue when she jumped a curb and hit the children. There was a 7-year-old child in the car with Weldy at the time, officers said.

The boys that were hit, ages 9 and 11, were not wearing helmets.

Both children were taken to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center where they were listed in serious but stable condition. Authorities said the 9-year-old suffered a fractured skull and broken leg. The 11-year-old's injuries were not immediately available.

Cincinnati police said it is unknown if impairment was a factor in the crash. Lt. Lisa Davis said Weldy was taken to police headquarters for a sobriety testing. Those results have not yet been released.

The Cincinnati Traffic Unit said they are continuing to investigate the crash. 

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Mexico quake rescuers struggle to free girl, other survivors

    Mexico quake rescuers struggle to free girl, other survivors

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:33 AM EDT2017-09-20 06:33:01 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 1:08 AM EDT2017-09-21 05:08:05 GMT

    The earthquake struck on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 temblor that killed thousands and came just two hours after earthquake drills were held across Mexico to mark the date.

    More >>

    The earthquake struck on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 temblor that killed thousands and came just two hours after earthquake drills were held across Mexico to mark the date.

    More >>
  • SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system

    SEC reveals 2016 hack that breached its filing system

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:55:52 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:47 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:47:14 GMT

    SEC says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.

    More >>

    SEC says a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.

    More >>
  • Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-09-20 07:55:20 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:46 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:46:38 GMT

    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

    More >>

    Hurricane Maria ties for the eighth strongest storm in Atlantic history, when measured by wind speed. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly