Child on bike suffers minor injuries after being struck by Elkhorn police officer

ELKHORN (WITI) -- An officer in an Elkhorn Police Department squad struck a child on a bicycle near the intersection of E. 1st Street and Amparo St. on Tuesday afternoon, May 12th.

Officials say the accident happened at 3:15 p.m. The child was taken to Mercy Walworth Medical Center with minor injuries.

Because an officer was involved, the Wisconsin State Patrol is now investigating the accident. The circumstances of the crash have not been released.

The officer remains on full duty.