Juvenile injured after vehicle disregards crossing guard in front of Heritage Middle School in Colleyville
The Colleyville Police Department is investigating a reported auto pedestrian crash earlier this morning in front of Heritage Middle School in Colleyville.
Police say at around 7:43AM, a 14-year-old juvenile entered the marked school crosswalk located in the 5400 block of Heritage Ave. While doing so, a vehicle traveling northbound on Heritage disregarded the school crossing guard and failed to stop.
The crossing guard was holding a stop sign in the crosswalk and sounding his whistle at the time of the incident.
The vehicle entered the crosswalk and possibly struck the 14-year-old juvenile. Police are still working to confirm if the vehicle actually hit the juvenile.
Colleyville EMS transported the juvenile to Cook Children’s Hospital and is being treated for an ankle injury.
The driver was cited for failing to comply with a lawful order of direction of a school crossing guard in a school crosswalk.