Juvenile injured in an auto-pedestrian accident in Kalama, Washington

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Teen seriously following auto-pedestrian crash in Kalama

A 17-year-old girl was airlifted by Life Flight to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained after she was struck by a vehicle while crossing China Garden Road, east of Kalama Elementary School.

The auto-pedestrian crash happened at the early hours of Tuesday, September 14, 2021.

According to report, the juvenile was crossing China Garden Road from north to south toward Date Street without making use of the designated crosswalk when she was knocked down by a vehicle driving east on China Garden Road.

Emergence responders arrived the area and airlifted the girl in critical condition to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver.

Investigation into the cause of the crash is still ongoing.