Police: 7-year-old dies after pedestrian accident in New Bern

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NEW BERN, N.C. (WNCT) The New Bern Police Department is investigating a pedestrian accident involving a 7-year-old.

On Thursday around 5:20 p.m., police responded to the 3400 block of Oaks Road in reference to a collision involving a pedestrian.

A juvenile was struck by a 2001 Toyota Rav4 operated by Kia Bryant, 26, of New Bern.

Bryant was traveling on Oaks Road towards Glenburnie Road when the collision occurred.  

The juvenile was airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, where he was treated for his injuries sustained during the collision.

On Monday just before midnight, the juvenile succumbed to his injuries sustained in the crash that occurred on April 9, police said.

The juvenile passed away at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

The case is still under investigation.

If you have any information contact Officer T. Johnson at 252-672-4297.

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