Car Vs. Pedestrain Accident

A 10 year old girl is recovering from injuries after being hit by a car in Gladstone.

Officials with the Gladstone Public Safety Department say the young girl was crossing the intersection of North 9th Street and Superior Avenue while playing a Video Game. She walked into a vehicle traveling North bound on 9th Street.

The driver, a 41 yr old female from Rapid River stopped immediately and offered help to the child who suffered non–life threatening leg injuries.

The victim was transported by rampart EMS to OSF Saint Francis Hospital.