For immediate release: June 2, 2022
Child Injured in Toledo Avenue Crash
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating a vehicle crash that left a child in critical condition on Wednesday evening.
On June 1, 2022, at 9:04 p.m., officers responded to the 1100-block of Toledo Avenue for a report of a single-vehicle accident with injury. The injured person, a 9-year-old boy, became trapped underneath a 2020 Hyundai Accent when it rolled down a hill and into the front yard of a residence.
LPD officers and Lynchburg Fire Department personnel immediately began life-saving measures on scene. The child was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital and later flown to Roanoke for treatment. At this time, he is still listed in critical condition.
Anyone who may have captured video of this incident on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6041 or share the footage on the Neighbors Portal.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer Bauserman with the Traffic & Safety Unit at (434) 455-6047 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter an anonymous tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.