Child falls from bike, suffers serious injuries

Posted at 7:23 PM, Mar 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-07 19:23:24-05

A child was flown by a Maryland State Police helicopter after they fell from their bike Monday afternoon in Abingdon.

Units from the Abingdon Fire Company were alerted to a child who fell from their bicycle in the area of Yellow Brick Court and Laurel Valley Court shortly after 4:30 p.m.

Initial reports at the scene said that the child was struck by a trash truck, which cannot be confirmed by officials.

Due to a possible serious head injury, the child was flown by Maryland State Police Aviation Command to a regional trauma center.

Officials say the child remains in serious condition.