Child in Peculiar struck by vehicle

At 1725 hours today, the Peculiar Police Department responded to a 911 call in the area of South Street and East 3rd Street. 

Upon arrival, officer determined a motor vehicle accident involving a child on a bicycle had occurred and summoned the West Peculiar Fire Protection District. 

The police officers and trained bystanders rendered aid to the child and requested a medical helicopter to the scene. 

West Peculiar Fire Engine 1 and Med 2 arrived and started advanced life support.  The child was transported by Life Flight Eagle to a local hospital. 

The child is reported to be critical but stable at this time.

The motor vehicle accident is being investigated by the Peculiar Police Department.

The West Peculiar Fire Protection District, Peculiar Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and Cass County Sheriff’s Department responded on the incident.

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