Grand Island Student on Bike Hit by Car


A 12-year-old student on a bike was hit by a car outside a school in Grand Island on Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities say the girl was riding on the hike-and-bike trail next to Westridge Middle School when a car driven by a 61-year-old man hit her.

The girl was sent to Saint Francis Hospital in Grand Island. She has since been released.

Police cited the driver for failure to yield and careless driving.