Teen struck by vehicle in Abbotsford

Police say it appears the boy might have jumped in front of a commercial vehicle on McMillan Road on Thursday night

Abbotsford Police are continuing to investigate after a teen was struck by a car on Thursday night on McMillan Road.

Abbotsford Police are continuing to investigate after a teen was struck by a car on Thursday night on McMillan Road.

A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital with serious injuries on Thursday night after he was struck by a vehicle.

Const. Ian MacDonald said police were called just before 6 p.m. to the area of McMillan Road and Orchard Drive.

MacDonald said it appears that the boy either jumped or slid in front of a commercial vehicle.

He was taken to hospital, and later transported to a trauma centre for injuries to his hip and back.

MacDonald said the injuries were serious, but not life-threatening.

Abbotsford Police are continuing to investigate the incident.