A 12-year-old boy was transported to the hospital this afternoon after a an accident with a vehicle on a local roadway.

The child was riding a bicycle on Atlas Avenue in Killeen and ran a stop sign at the intersection of Atlas and Wagon Wheel Drive, according to Killeen police.

A UPS delivery truck struck the back tire of the bike. The child was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and has a suspected broken leg, police said.

Contact Chris McGuinness at chrism@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7568. Follow him on Twitter at ChrismKDH.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.