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.

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