Boy on bicycle and Police car collide on the South Hill - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Boy on bicycle and Police car collide on the South Hill

SPOKANE, Wash. - A 7-year-old boy and a police car collided in an alley near 7th and Oak Saturday night. 

A Spokane police spokesperson says the officer driving the patrol car was responding to a call in the area, when the boy darted out in front of him and hit the corner of the car. The boy flew off his bike and onto the cars windshield and then rolled off the car and hit a fence. The Spokesperson said the officer was driving at a low speed at the time of the impact.

The boy was taken to an area hospital to get checked out and his mother's boyfriend says he sustained bruising to his head, arms and legs and road rash on his back after being struck and rolling onto patrol car's hood before rolling off and hitting a fence. 

The boy and his family claim it was the patrol car that struck the boy on the bike.

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