14-year-old bicyclist hit by vehicle in Carl Junction

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CARL JUNCTION, Mo. – A 14-year-old bicyclist has critical injuries after being hit by a vehicle in Carl Junction, Missouri.

According to the Carl Junction Police Department, on December 1, 2020, at 6:18 p.m., an officer responded to a crash involving a vehicle and bicycle. It happened at the intersection of Ashmore St. and Pennell St.

Authorities investigated and found that a vehicle going west hit a bicyclist that was going east in the westbound lane near the shoulder of the roadway.

The bicyclist, a 14-year-old Carl Junction resident, received critical injuries and was taken to an area hospital. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

Chief Delmar Hasse says the investigation is ongoing, therefore names of the involved parties will not be released at this time.