Boy hit by truck in Echols County

By: Fletcher Keel | WCTV Eyewitness News
February 9, 2018

ECHOLS COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Georgia State Patrol has reported a crash involving a truck hitting a boy on GA 11 in Echols County.

According to GSP, around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, a truck heading south on GA 11 attempted to move into the northbound lane in hopes of avoiding the boy, but was unable to do so.

Troopers say the boy, an 11-year-old, was struck by the front, passenger door and the fender of the vehicle, and was thrown into a ditch.

GSP says the boy was airlifted to Gainesville Pediatric Hospital. His condition is unknown.

The driver of the truck is not facing charges at this time.