Child rushed to hospital after pickup truck hits bike near Atkin - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Child rushed to hospital after pickup truck hits bike near Atkinson Elementary School

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A child on a bicycle was hit by a pickup truck in Louisville, officials with MetroSafe say.

Emergency crews were called to 29th and Alford streets around 6:15 p.m., according to dispatchers. 

That's right in front of Atkinson Elementary School.

Officers blocked several intersections as the child was rushed to Kosair Children's Hospital, but officials say the boy was conscious and talking when loaded into the ambulance.

He is expected to be OK.

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