A 15-year-old boy was seriously injured in a crash as he was fleeing from police

Atchison, KANSAS – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred on Main Street.

It happened early Friday morning.

Authorities did not say what started the pursuit.

The 15-year-old boy was driving a pickup truck, which left the road and hit a building.

He was thrown from the truck.

The 15-year-old boy was taken to the University of Kansas Hospital.

Authorities say that no one else was in the pickup and the 15-year-old was not wearing a seat belt.