116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
CEDAR RAPIDS — Two children under the age of 12 sustained life-threatening injuries after a collision involving a scooter and a motor vehicle Wednesday afternoon.
The two children were on the scooter in an alley between 15th Street SE and Camburn Court SE at about 4 p.m. when they pulled onto Mount Vernon Road SE and were struck by the vehicle, according to initial information from Cedar Rapids police.
The children were taken by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Their identities had not been released as of early Wednesday evening.
Westbound traffic on Mount Vernon Road was being rerouted at 19th Street SE while police reconstruction specialists worked at the scene.