7-year-old dies after being hit by 18-wheeler

A 7-year-old girl is dead after she was hit by an 18-wheeler while riding her bike in an alleyway.

The incident happened at 7:20 p.m. between Martha Street and Ballard Street near the Weslaco Walmart.

Authorities told Action 4 that the girl was riding her bike when an 18-wheeler hit her.

The 7-year-old was airlifted to Valley Baptist Medical Center where she was listed in critical condition.

Authorities confirmed that the girl then died after suffering severe head trauma.

The young girl TMs identity has not been released at this time.

Police are reportedly still at the scene.

The incident is still under investigation.

Action 4 News will keep you updated as soon as details are available.