9-year-old boy sent to the hospital after riding bike into path of truck

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NEW GOSHEN, Ind. – A 9-year-old boy was sent to the hospital after being hit by a truck while riding his bike in New Goshen Friday.

Police say Noah Hoopingarner rode his bike across Rangeline Place into the path of 17-year-old Gabriel Dreher’s 1994 Chevrolet pickup around 7:06 p.m.

Hoopingarner was reportedly riding from a nearby yard to his home.

The boy was stabilized by members of the New Goshen Fire/Rescue and transported to Terre Haute Union Hospital by paramedics from Riley Fire/EMS.

Police say he appears to only have abrasions and contusions, but he is still undergoing testing. Dreher was not injured or cited.

Police say drugs and alcohol were not a factor.

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