Boy Life-Flighted To Hospital After Being Hit By Vehicle

A child was life-flighted to a hospital after getting hit by a vehicle in New Riegel.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says it happened at 7:30 Sunday night on State Route 587 in front of the New Riegel Café.

The Highway Patrol said Nicholas Kirtland, 11, of Salisbury, Maryland was on the sidewalk in front of the café and then entered the roadway from between two parked cars.

Nicholas was struck by a minivan being driven by Leah Rymers, 44, of Northwood, Ohio, the Highway Patrol said.

Nicholas was flown by LifeFlight to a Toledo hospital with serious injuries.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, Seneca County EMS, LifeFlight and NBS Joint Fire District.