MERRILLVILLE | A 14-year-old girl was injured Wednesday afternoon after she was struck by a vehicle near the 61st Avenue and Cleveland Street intersection, police said.
About 3:15 p.m., a vehicle traveling south hit the girl, who was running west on Cleveland Street, police said.
The girl was conscious and alert when an officer was talking to her at the scene.
She was taken to a local hospital, but details regarding her injuries weren't immediately available Thursday morning.
Police continue to investigate the accident.