Metropolis teenager hit by passing pickup truck

METROPOLIS, IL (KFVS) - State police say a teenager was hit by a passing pickup truck on Thursday evening.

It happened around 6:40 p.m. Thursday on Old Marion Road.

Troopers say a pick-up truck was going south on Old Marion Road and hit a 15-year-old male who was walking home from a Massac County High School basketball game with his friend.

The teenager, from Metropolis, was taken by Massac County EMS to Western Baptist Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the pick-up truck, Christopher S. Freeman, 24, of Grantsburg, did not report having any injuries.

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