A young Lincoln man has been charged with driving under the influence as well as leaving the scene of an accident in wake of a wreck that left an 11-year-old with serious injuries.
Lincoln police report 24-year-old Jared St. Louis of Lincoln has been charged with DUI-serious bodily injury and leaving the scene of an injury accident, both felonies.
According to police, a young Lincoln boy was critically injured after his bike was struck by a pick-up as he went to school this morning.
Lincoln Police Department spokeswoman Katie Flood says the 11-year-old boy was riding his bicycle to school when a pick-up driven by St. Louis ran over him.
“The driver left the scene of the accident,” Flood tells reporters, but witnesses told police officers where the truck went. Officers pulled St. Louis over not far from the scene of the accident.
Flood says the bike was still wedged underneath the truck when officers pulled it over.
The boy has been hospitalized with serious injuries.
Jane Monnich, KLIN, contributed to this report.