Avon Lake teen in critical condition after falling from moving truck

AVON LAKE, Ohio - A 17-year-old Avon Lake girl is hospitalized after she fell from a moving vehicle late Tuesday evening.

Avon Lake police say that along with paramedics, they were called out to Sunset Road at 10:42 p.m. The girl had fallen from the vehicle and sustained a head injury.

She was taken to UH-St. John's Medical Center and then life-flighted to MetroHealth Medical Center. Police had no update on her condition early Wednesday morning.

Avon Lake firefighters told Fox 8 that the girl was sitting on the running board of a pickup truck that was traveling about 10 miles and hour when she fell. The incident is currently under investigation.

The teen is currently listed in critical condition.