Boy crashes his scooter into mail truck

Child crashes scooter into mail truck. (WDTN Photo/Jake Ryle)
Child crashes scooter into mail truck. (WDTN Photo/Jake Ryle)

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – A child riding his scooter crashed into a mail truck in Springfield Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the boy, who they say is 7 or 8-years old, was riding along Cheviot Hills Drive around 3:30 p.m. They say he was not paying close attention and struck the truck.

Police say the mail truck driver told them he was slowing down, thinking the boy saw him, but he didn’t.

The boy was taken to the hospital for treatment of chest and leg injuries.  His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A woman at the scene was also removed to the hospital after having difficulty breathing. 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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