Girl hit by car after bike’s brakes fail

Police say the brakes on a little girl

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(WEAU) - Police say the brakes on a little girl's bike failed, sending her into the path of a car Monday night.

Thankfully, she only had minor injuries. Eau Claire police say it happened at Whipple Street and Madison Street. The car was almost able to stop but did hit her. She was treated on scene and walked to Mayo to be checked out.

Police say since it was a mechanical failure, no one will be ticketed.

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