Bicyclist taken to hospital after being hit by pickup truck

Shawnee County, KANSAS – According to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, this unfortunate accident occurred right after 6 a.m. Thursday.

It happened south of S.W. University Boulevard and Topeka Boulevard.

Shawnee County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a crash.

The responding deputies discovered that 18-year-old man was riding his bicycle when he was struck by a pickup truck.

The 18-year-old victim suffered not life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.