Vehicle driven by 12-year-old strikes two children in Kremmling
November 29, 2010
KREMMLING-On Nov. 27, at about 2:15 p.m., two children were injured at their residence after being struck by a motor vehicle, according to police reports.
The accident occurred while a 7-year-old, 9-year-old and 14-year-old were riding on an inner tube and being pulled by a motor vehicle driven by a 12-year-old.
Sheriff Rod Johnson said that while the vehicle was turning a corner the inner tube swung wide and passed the vehicle, at which time the vehicle ran into the children.
The 7-year-old and the 14-year-old were taken to Kremmling Memorial Hospital and then flown to Denver for treatment. At this time it appears the injuries are not life-threatening.
Grand County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident with the assistance of the Colorado State Patrol.