Dayton Girl Recovering After Being Hit By Mini-Van

By: Daniel Chanin Email
By: Daniel Chanin Email

A seven-year-old Dayton girl is still unconscious after being struck by a van, Saturday morning.

Lindsay davidson is currently in critical, but stable condition after sustaining a ruptured spleen and a gash to the forehead.

On Saturday at about 11:30a.m. Davidson and a friend were going to a convenience store near the intersection of Dayton Valley Road and Driftwood Way.

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office says traffic had stopped to let the two girls cross a marked crosswalk, when suddenly, a white mini-van came driving through, striking the seven-year-old.

Paramedics airlifted Davidson to Renown, where she's currently being treated.

One witness says the impact was so severe, it knocked off one of Davidson's shoes.

Several family members are there to support her, including her parents who are still sorting through what happened..

"Once she saw the cars stop, she proceeded down the road," says Spencer Davidson, Lindsay's dad. "Once she got past the cars, she got into an open lane and an allegedly speeding van came by and got my daughter."

The Highway Patrol is currently investigating the accident, but so far, no charges have been filed.

One investigating officer says NHP is awaiting test results to see if the driver was intoxicated when the accident occurred.

the family says it's been informed the driver does not have any insurance. They're currently working on setting up a fund to help pay for the accident.

if you're interested in contributing you can contact the family by emailing them at crosswalk@post.com


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