On August 25, 2017 at about 3:00 p.m., Newport Police and Newport Fire
Department responded to Hillside Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle accident
involving a bicycle.

A 7-year-old local boy was treated by Newport Fire Department personnel and then
transported by Life Flight to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment.

The condition of the boy is not known at this time.

The incident is currently under investigation and no further information is
available.

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