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9-year-old boy struck by vehicle while riding bicycle in Gresham

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GRESHAM, OR (KPTV) -

A 9-year-old boy suffered a serious head injury after he was struck by a vehicle while riding a bike in Gresham Thursday night.

Gresham Police said the boy was riding southbound across Burnside near Northeast Cleveland when he was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound.

Police said the boy was not riding in the cross walk.

The boy suffered a serious head injury. Police said he was not wearing a bike helmet. 

This newest accident leaves neighbors concerned for the safety of pedestrians. 

"Be careful, I've been in 2 car accidents on Burnside in just the last few months," said neighbor Stacey Hind. 

Police said boy is expected to survive his injuries. 

The driver stayed on scene and is cooperating with police. Unknown if speed or alcohol is a factor in the crash.

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