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Child in serious condition after getting hit by vehicle in Binghamton

1:30 P.M. UPDATE:

BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — We’re learning more about how a crash that sent a child to a Syracuse hospital happened.

State police say a vehicle traveling north on the Brandywine Highway was traveling north when it struck a child crossing the street.

Binghamton police told 12 News earlier on Tuesday the child was walking to school, although they did not say which school.

The child was initially taken to Wilson Hospital before being flown to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. The child is currently in serious condition, authorities say.


10:30 P.M. UPDATE:

BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — A child was taken by helicopter to a Syracuse hospital after getting hit by a vehicle in Binghatmon on Tuesday morning.

State police say the child in is serious condition at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.

Police responded to the crash near the intersection of Route 7 and Frederick Street around 7:30 a.m.

The New York State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit and Bureau of Criminal Investigations are investigating the crash.


ORIGINAL STORY:

BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Officers say a child was struck by a vehicle in Binghamton while walking to school Tuesday morning.

The crash happened near the intersection of the State Route 7 and Frederick Street.

When our crews first arrived at the scene around 7:30 a.m., Binghamton and New York State Police were responding and northbound traffic was at a crawl on State Route 7.

Police at the scene told 12 News it was a “serious situation.”

The child’s condition is currently not known, but police say the child was taken to Wilson Hospital.

State Police are handling the investigation.

Stay with 12 News as we continue to learn more.

Scott Sasina

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