Sonia Harris, a Midway Middle School student, and her friend were riding their bicycles across Hewitt Drive when Harris was struck by a northbound van, says KWTX. The accident occurred around 7:45 p.m. on Sunday evening.
According to a Midway ISD message, Harris remains hospitalized in critical condition, where she’s sedated and intubated.
Harris was transported to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center before being flown to McLane Children’s Hospital in Temple for treatment.
The Hewitt police Chief told KWTX that a team of accident investigators are taking a look into the incident.
The following information is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).