12-Year-Old Hit by Truck in Vermilion

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VERMILION, OH (WOIO) - A 12-year-old girl is recovering after she was hit by a truck Wednesday morning.

The accident happened in the 4700 block of Liberty Avenue at 10:50AM.

12-year-old Krissa Nalepka crossed the west bound lane of U.S. 8 (Liberty Aye) from the area of Key Bank. A van that was traveling East bound in the inside lane stopped for Krissa to pass. Krissa passed the front of the van into the path of a Silverado truck that was traveling in the curb lane.

The Silverado struck Krissa. Krissa sustained a broken right wrist and possible head injuries.

Krisa was transported to Romps via North Central EMS. Krissa was then transported to Cleveland Metro via Life Flight.

There are no charges to be filed.

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