A nine-year-old girl riding her bicycle escaped injury this afternoon when she collided with a dump truck on Main Road in Butlerville.
Trinity-Conception District RCMP responded to the incident about 3:08 p.m.
The child was riding her bicycle when it veered into oncoming traffic. The driver of the dump truck applied his brakes upon seeing the child coming in his direction.
The child struck the truck and fell off her bike.
There appears to be no injuries as a result of the accident, however, the child was taken to Carbonear General Hospital to be assessed.
The child was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.