Child In Critical Condition After Hit By Truck In Queensland
An 8-year-old boy is in a serious condition after being hit by a truck on a Sunshine Coast street.
The child was allegedly riding a scooter at the time before he was clipped by a small truck in Caloundra West at approximately 9:45am this morning.
He was rushed to the Caloundra hospital with serious head injuries with a critical care paramedic attending to him at the scene.
The severity of his injuries will likely see her flown to Brisbane for further treatment later today.
Motorists have been advised to avoid the area around Indigo Rd and Amber Dr in Caloundra West.
Update: child hit by vehicle, Indigo Rd & Amber Dr #CaloundraWest. Patient being transported serious to Caloundra Hospital w CCP on board.— Queensland Ambulance (@QldAmbulance) April 8, 2016