8-Year-Old Boy Hit By SUV In Mount Vernon, Va May Have Been Saved By Helmet

4:50 PM, Aug 29, 2012   |    comments
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MOUNT VERNON, Va. (WUSA) -- An eight-year-old riding his bike was hit by an SUV on Tuesday night along Mount Vernon Highway at Surrey Drive in Fairfax County.

Police say the SUV dragged him 50 feet. Police say the boy will be okay because he was wearing his helmet.

Police have not said if the driver of the SUV will be charged or if this collision was simply an accident.

The child was flown to Inova Hospital and is recovering from his injuries.

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