Hit-and-run crash in Bristol sends teenager to hospital

The teen is being treated at Memorial Hospital after she was flown there ager 

Posted on Aug. 10, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.

An Elkhart teenager was airlifted Memorial Hospital in South Bend Saturday night, Aug. 9, after she was struck by an unknown vehicle while she was riding a moped near Bristol.

Tiffany Burchard, 17, suffered facial fractures and a broken left leg in the crash, according to a press release from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department

Burchard was riding a moped on S.R. 120 west of C.R. 131 around 9:30 p.m. Saturday when she was rear-ended by an unknown vehicle, the press release stated. The vehicle did not stop.

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the crash.

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