Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

August 26, 2013

Child airlifted after being struck by a vehicle in Tazewell County


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BISHOP, Va. — Deputies are investigating a pedestrian accident in Tazewell County involving a 12-year-old child.

The accident was reported Sunday at 11:30 a.m. along Stoney Ridge Road in Bishop, according to Tazewell County 911.

A 12-year-old child was struck by a vehicle. The child was airlifted by Med-Flight to Bristol Regional Medical Center. The child’s condition wasn’t immediately known.

The Bishop Volunteer Fire Department, Dryfork Amonate and Dix Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Tazewell County Fire and Rescue and Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office all responded to the crash.