Police investigating after 14-year-old teen struck by van on near west side

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - IMPD is investigating after a 14-year-old was struck by a vehicle on the near west side.

At around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, police were dispatched to W.10th Street and Holmes Avenue on reports of a person struck by a vehicle.

When officers arrived on scene they found the teenager lying in the street suffering form serious injuries.

According to police, the van was heading west on 10th Street and the bicyclist was heading north on Holmes Avenue. The driver of the van stated she had a green light when the bicyclist crossed the street.

The teen was taken to Riley Children Hospital for Children at IU Health in critical condition.

The driver of the van, 27-year-old Anya Byrd, stayed on scene to help investigators.

Police transported the driver to a certified facility for a standard blood draw. At this time police do not believe alcohol was a factor.

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