Boy has severe leg injuries after being struck by car in Stafford

A 12-year-old boy has severe injuries to his leg after he was struck by a car Wednesday while he was on his bike, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office said.

Officers in the Virginia county responded to the area of Paradise Court to reports of a pedestrian struck at around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Belquis Rubenia Lemus De Rios, 31, struck the boy, according to the sheriff’s office. The boy was stationary on his bike at the end of a driveway during the time of the incident.

He was taken to a hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Lemus De Rios is charged with reckless driving, driving without a license and driving without insurance. She is being held at Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond.

Below is a map of the area where the incident happened.

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