A juvenile was hit by a pickup truck yesterday while riding his bicycle. Police say the boy swerved in front of the truck.

WABI reports that the juvenile was riding on the Wigg Road, Route 69, near Elm Street in Winterport yesterday, when he swerved in front of the passing truck. The truck's driver told police he tried to avoid the boy, but couldn't get out of the way fast enough.

The juvenile was taken to the hospital with serious head injuries. There's no word on his condition. Waldo County Sheriff's have not released the names of those involved.