A 14-year-old boy was hit by a car on a busy Salina street while riding his bicycle home from a football workout Wednesday morning. The accident happened just after 9:30 on South Ohio Street.
Salina Police at the scene told KSAL News that the bicycle rider was on the west side of Ohio, headed east, crossing the street. He was hit by a small passenger car that was driving on the inside lane.
The bicicyle rider was thrown into the air, onto the hood, and hit the windshield before hitting the pavement.
A friend who was riding with the teen said that they were headed home after a 6:30 – 9:30 football workout at Salina Central High School. He identified the teen that was hit as 14-year-old Remmington McCoskey.
Police say that he was transported to Salina Regional Health Center with non-life threatening injuries.