Child on bicycle rides into the side of a car

RIVERSIDE, Ohio (WDTN) – A child was taken to the hospital Wednesday night after riding his bicycle into the side of a moving car.

The incident happened in the 100 block of Mertland Avenue around 9:30 p.m.

Police say a 13-year-old boy was riding his bike along Forest when he didn’t stop at a stop sign.  He hit the passenger side of a car driving on Mertland Avenue.

Police say the boy was not wearing a helmet or any reflective clothing.

He was taken to Dayton Children’s Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the car will not be cited.  No one else was hurt. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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