13-Year Old Girl Hit by Motorcycle in Smoky Mountains

A 13-year-old girl is recovering after being hit by a motorcycle over the weekend in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Park spokesperson Dana Soehn says around 8:15 p.m. Saturday, the girl was standing beside a parked vehicle at a pulloff along Little River Road between the Townsend Wye and the Sinks when the motorcycle left the roadway and hit her.

She was taken by Rural/Metro to Townsend and then by Lifestar to UT Medical Center.

Park rangers and the Townsend Fire Department responded to the scene. The investigation is ongoing.
[Local News Story]



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