Child Hospitalized After Sterling Crash

An 8-year-old boy remains hospitalized this morning after he was hit by a car while riding a child-size dirt bike in Sterling.

The crash happened at 4 p.m. Tuesday. According to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, the child came off the sidewalk crossing over Mountain Laurel Terrace near Augusta Drive and did not stop before he was struck by the vehicle.

The driver remained on scene. The child was taken to Inova Fairfax Hospital and was listed in stable condition.

The crash remains under investigation.

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