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Teen airlifted to hospital after hitting truck on bicycle

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A 15-year-old boy has been airlifted to a Memphis hospital after he hit a truck while riding a bicycle.

According to Jonesboro E911, the accident happened around 11:45 a.m. at the intersection of W. Washington Ave. and Meadowbrook St. 

Officers on the scene said the teenager was seriously injured. The child's exact condition is unknown. 

He was taken to Regional Medical Center in Memphis to be treated. 

According to a media release from the Jonesboro Police Department, the teen was riding the bike north down Meadowbrook Road when he failed to yield to the truck, which was driving east on Washington Avenue. 

The teenager then crashed into the truck, just behind the passenger door. 

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