Boy in Mesa critical after being struck by a truckPosted: Updated:
MESA - A boy in Mesa is in critical condition after being struck by a truck.
A spokesperson for the Mesa Fire Department said the 6-year-old boy was struck at 80th Street and Javelina on Monday evening.
Firefighters say the truck hit the boy after he rode his bike through a stop sign.
The truck driver stopped and police say impairment was not a factor.
The boy was reportedly unconscious and had a head injury when a rescue crew arrived.
The boy’s father was not in the area but arrived at the scene shortly after the crash.