A 13-year-old boy has been air lifted to hospital, after being struck by a truck while riding his bike in Merritt.
Cst Vickie Taylor with Central Interior Traffic Services confirms the teenage boy was hit by a pickup truck while riding his bike on Voght St near Central Elementary school around 12:30pm.
"The driver did remain at the scene and is cooperating with police, but I will tell you that the matter is still under investigation. I can confirm though that the 13-year-old child involved in the collision was not wearing a bicycle helmet at the time of the collision."
The boy has been airlifted via air ambulance to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.
"I don't believe his injuries are life-threatening, but we still don't know the full extent of them right now."
The incident continues to be investigated.