12-year-old boy taken to hospital after vehicle hits him in crosswalk
A 12-year-old Ann Arbor boy was taken to the hospital today after he was hit by a vehicle at Wagner and Jackson roads on the west side of Ann Arbor, firefighters and police said.
The boy was walking east in the crosswalk across Wagner Road on the south side of the intersection with Jackson when a northbound pickup truck struck him about 7:30 a.m., Ann Arbor Police Officer Bill Clock said. A witness statement indicated the light was green for the truck, Clock said.
The boy was conscious after the accident, which occurred about 7:30 a.m., said Scio Township Fire Chief Carl Ferch. Huron Valley Ambulance paramedics took him to the University of Michigan Hospital, he said. Further information about his condition was not available.
The boy was believed to be on his way to the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority bus stop on the east side of the intersection, Clock said.
The driver of the truck is a 49-year-old man from Washtenaw County, Clock said.
Ann Arbor police and Ann Arbor and Scio Township firefighters responded to the accident.
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