Authorities: Child on bike hit by truck; driver won't face charges
Posted May 30, 2012
Updated May 31, 2012
Clayton, N.C. — A 7-year-old child hit by a pickup truck while riding on Powhatan Road in Johnston County Wednesday afternoon was trying to make a left turn when he was hit, the state Highway Patrol said Thursday.
The wreck happened around 5 p.m. near the intersection with Glen Laurel Road, southeast of Clayton.
According to authorities, Daniel Brito, of Clayton, was in critical condition Thursday morning at WakeMed in Raleigh.
The driver of the 2004 GMC, 38-year-old Lester Mir, of Clayton, will not face charges in the incident, authorities said. An initial investigation determined that alcohol and speed were not factors in the wreck.
No other information was available.