Child taken to hospital after being hit by van

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MADISON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – A 12-year-old girl was taken to the hospital Friday night after being hit by a van, officials with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office say.

The accident happened on Scatterfield Road near Hartman Road. Police say the girl was on a ride with her father when the van came up behind them.

Sheriff Ron Richardson said the driver was cooperating with the investigation.

The girl was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Anderson and later flown to an Indianapolis hospital. There was no word on her condition. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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