A 6-year-old boy was critically hurt Friday after being hit by a pickup truck in Lynchburg.
The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. in the Gold’s Gym parking lot on Wards Road.
Investigators say a Ford F250 pickup truck with a utility trailer attached hit the boy. The driver of the pickup truck was a 40-year-old man from Lynchburg.
The 6-year-old was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital and then later flown to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment. He is listed in critical condition.
Investigators are looking to speak with anyone with more information about this incident. If you know anything, call the Lynchburg Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit at 434-455-6047.