Thursday, May 14, 2015

UPS Truck Strikes Child on Bicycle

On May 13, 2015 at approximately 6:05 PM, Darke County Deputies along with Bradford Fire & Rescue, and CareFlight, responded to the 8100 block of Martin Road on a report of a vehicle and bicycle injury crash.

Preliminary investigation revealed a UPS delivery truck driven by Mark Nisonger, 48, of Greenville was traveling North on Martin Road when a 5 year old boy riding his bicycle entered the roadway from a private driveway into the trucks lane of travel and was struck by the UPS truck. Mr. Nisonger did take evasive action trying to avoid the collision but was unable to.

The 5 year old boy was taken by Careflight to Dayton's Children Medical Center for his injuries. The child was not wearing any protective head gear while riding his bicycle.

The child is being kept over night for observation with non-life threatening injuries.

This accident is still under investigation by the Darke County Sheriff's Office, and the Sheriff's Office encourages children to wear protective head gear while riding their bikes.

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