Burlington Police say a driver may
face charges after an accident with a bike that sent a 10-year-old girl to the
Police say the driver was speeding
through an intersection to beat a light on Park Street in the Old North End,
when a girl on her bike already in the crosswalk couldn't avoid the car and
slammed into the side of it.
Witnesses say the driver also narrowly
missed hitting another young girl on her bike.
"There was a vehicle that was right behind him, and
the two witnesses in that vehicle said that he appeared to be speeding through
the intersection trying to beat the yellow light," Burlington Police Sgt.
Thomas Radford said.
Police say they're
considering negligent operation charges depending on the outcome of their
The girl on the bike was taken to the
hospital with minor injuries. Police say she was not wearing a helmet.
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