Truck hits child in Douglas County


A child on a bicycle was hit by truck in Douglas County.

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - State troopers cleared a scene following an investigation of a child hit on a bicycle.

According to police, an 8-year-old on a bicycle darted out from a nearby home and was struck by a pickup truck.

The child was taken to a nearby hospital with head injuries and abrasions, according to police. The child was unconscious but breathing when flown to the hospital, and is expected to survive.