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Teen Driver Cited After Vehicle Struck Child on Bike in Storm Lake

May 24, 2022 10:54am

A teenage girl was cited after the vehicle she was driving allegedly struck a Storm Lake boy who was riding a bicycle.

The Storm Lake Police Department was notified of the incident shortly after 7pm last Wednesday, May 18th, which occurred in the East 3rd and Roberts Streets area. Officers determined that a 17-year-old female was driving a 2005 Chevy Equinox, and the vehicle struck an eight-year-old Storm Lake boy who was riding a bike in the roadway. The vehicle reportedly had a cracked windshield.

The eight-year-old was transported to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center for injuries sustained in the accident. The driver was cited for No Valid Driver's License and Driving With Obstructed View.