VAN BUREN, Ark. (KNWA) – A 14-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle on Tuesday night in Van Buren.
According to Public Information Officer Jonathan Wear, the boy was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of 25th Street and Alma Boulevard at approximately 9 p.m.
The boy was riding a small scooter in the roadway when he was struck.
He was transported by Southwest EMS from the scene, before being flown to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.
The boy is in critical condition at this time.