Accident Saturday

At approximately 7:48 p.m. Saturday, Mexico Public Safety officers responded to the intersection of North Jefferson and Schopp Street in reference to a vehicle striking a juvenile on a bicycle.
Investigation revealed that a 1991 Chevrolet pickup driven by William Mackey, 38, of Mexico, was proceeding southbound on Jefferson when a 9-year-old male juvenile rode his bicycle from Schopp Street into the path of the truck. Neither Mackey nor the juvenile were able to avoid the collision, and the juvenile was struck.
Audrain Ambulance District transported the juvenile to University Hospital and Clinics, Columbia, where he was admitted and is in stable condition. The juvenile was not wearing a helmet when the crash occurred.