Child in critical condition after car hits bike on Paulding Rd

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A child is in critical condition after a crash on Paulding Road Tuesday evening.

Police responded to the intersection of West Paulding Road and Fairfield Ave. near a Shell gas station around 7:20 p.m. As officers arrived, they found a 9-year-old boy unresponsive on the ground. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses told investigators the child was riding a bicycle northbound across Paulding Road when he rode into the path of an oncoming car.

Police say the intersection will likely be closed until around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday

The crash is under further investigation.

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