Boy on bike hit by pickup truck in Scottsdale intersectionPosted: Updated:
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- A 12-year-old boy is in the hospital after being hit by a truck while riding his bike Monday morning.
It happened at about 9:15 a.m. at Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard and Thompson Peak Parkway.
According to Officer David Pubins of the Scottsdale Police Department, the boy was riding northbound through the crosswalk at the intersection on the east side of the road.
The light was green for north-south traffic. A pickup truck on the north side of the intersection hit the boy while turning left from southbound Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard to eastbound Thompson Peak Parkway.
The child was not wearing a helmet.
The boy suffered multiple head fractures and a broken leg, but Pubins said the injuries were not considered life-threatening. The child was in serious condition when he was taken to Phoenix Children's Hospital.
According to Pubins, the 49-year-old driver of the Ford pickup will be cited for his involvement in the wreck.
Investigators said impairment was not a factor.
Eastbound Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard was closed in the area for several hours.