The truck driver has not been charged. The boy was riding on East Broadacre Drive towards Cleveland Highway when he was hit. He was not wearing a helmet.
An official with the Georgia State Patrol declined to give the child’s name.
It appeared the truck hit the boy with a glancing blow and not at full impact.
The incident happened at about 5 p.m. and the boy was airlifted from Hamilton Medical Center to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga.
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