BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a truck Sunday morning.
It happened on Perkins Road near Siegen Lane in Baton Rouge around 11:30 a.m.
Louisiana State Police said the boy was trying to cross the road and stepped directly in front of a Chevy Silverado.
Investigators said the driver could not avoid hitting the child.
The boy was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. His name was not released.
The driver was not charged, but the accident remains under investigation.