A Duncan High School student riding a bicycle was involved in a wreck with a truck Wednesday afternoon as classes let out the first day of the school year.
Duncan police responded to the wreck at the intersection of 12th and Pine Avenue around 3 p.m.
Duncan Police Sgt. Jarrod Bishop said a witness reported a high school student was riding home from school when the student “ran into the truck.” Bishop said the student was transported to Duncan Regional Hospital and is believed to have serious facial injuries. Police are investigating the scene.
According to Bishop, Emerson Elementary School was about to release, but there was no need to lock down the school. The officer stated the severity of the injuries are unknown at this time and the police are going to be bringing witnesses to the station for interviews to finalize the report.
Duncan Public Schools administration confirmed that the high school principal has gone to the hospital to check on the status of the student.
There is no word on the status of the investigation or the type of injuries sustained in the wreck.
Texoma’s Homepage was able to confirm the man who hit the bicyclist was an on-duty police officer of the Duncan Police Department.
Information contributed by The Duncan Banner.