8-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured After Struck by Truck While Crossing Street

According to Massachusetts State Police, the incident happened around 9:30 p.m. on First Street

An 8-year-old Cambridge, Massachusetts, boy suffered life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a truck while crossing the street Tuesday evening.

According to Massachusetts State Police, the incident happened around 10:20 p.m. on Land Boulevard.

The boy was crossing the street with an adult relative and two relatives, ages 8 and 11. Police say investigation shows the boy ran ahead of the adult and into an area of the road with no crosswalk.

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He was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital following the incident. His current condition is unknown.

The driver, a 53-year-old man, stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police.

No charges have been filed, but the Middlesex DA's Office and state police are investigating.

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