Juvenile struck by vehicle in Symmes Township

SYMMES TWP., Ohio -- A 7-year-old boy is in stable condition after being struck by a car while riding a bike in Symmes Township on Saturday.

The accident occurred just before 1 p.m. in the 9200 block of Kemper Grove Lane, near the intersection of Montgomery Road and East Kemper Road, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (HCSO).

Investigators say the boy was riding a Razor three-wheel bike when he was struck by a northbound 2008 Audi Q7 that was making a turn into the driveway of a residence.

The boy, a Loveland resident, was trapped beneath the vehicle for a short time before he was freed by members of the Loveland-Symmes Fire Department.

The victim was transported to Cincinnati Children's Hospital by Aircare. He was listed in stable condition Saturday night, according to officials from the HCSO.

Investigators say the boy was not wearing safety equipment at the time of the accident.

Alcohol and/or drugs are not factors in the crash, according to the initial report from the sheriff's office.

No charges have been filed at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.

Stay with WCPO.com and 9 On Your Side for updates as they become available.

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