Fed Ex Truck Hits Boy in Killeen Bicycle Accident
A 12-year-old boy was injured when he was struck by a Fed Ex truck on Friday afternoon. Police said he was riding his bike at the time of the Killeen accident.
As a result of the bicycle accident, the boy was transported to an area hospital for the treatment of injuries he endured as a result of the collision.
Authorities said the boy was struck while riding his bicycle on Atlas Avenue, near the intersection of Wagon Wheel Drive. The boy experienced fractured bones and injuries to his face.
Though the boy was injured in the truck accident, the driver of the Fed Ex truck was not injured. Police said he was not ticketed or cited at the scene of the Killeen bicycle accident.
Police believe the boy may have failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection. The Fed Ex truck hit the back wheel of the bicycle as a result.
The boy’s name was not released nor was the identity of the Fed Ex truck driver revealed.
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