PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Panama City Police Department is continuing to investigate a traffic crash with serious bodily injuries.
We are told the crash occurred on April 11, 2018, at approximately 7:41 pm.
Officers reportedly responded to the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and East Business Highway 98.
While on scene, investigators said they learned the driver of a motorcycle, Michael S. Hamman, 50, struck a 7-year-old child as he and his family were attempting to cross the roadway.
As a result of the crash, the child sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken by helicopter to a Pensacola hospital.
We're told the child is listed in critical condition and is on life support.
If anyone should have information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to contact Officer Eric Abraham at the Panama City Police Department at 850-872-3112.
Callers can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 850-785-TIPS, reference PCPD Case# 2018-05364.
The crash is still under investigation.
April 12, 2018: A 7-year-old child was injured in a motorcycle crash Wednesday night in Panama City.
According to police, a family was crossing East Business 98 just after 7:30 p.m. walking from the CVS to the Dollar Tree when a motorcycle driven by Michael Hamman, 50, hit the child.
Police say the child was taken to a local hospital with major injuries and was later airlifted to a children's hospital in Pensacola.
Police say charges will not be determined until the investigation is complete, and ask that anyone with information on the crash contact Officer Eric Abraham at the Panama City Police Department at 850-872-3112.