Detroit City Councilman Ken Cockrel Jr.’s son has been taken to a hospital after being struck by a pickup truck. Police said the 16-year old was riding a bicycle near Grand River Avenue and the Lodge freeway when he was struck about 7:30 a.m. Thursday. Cockrel, who has two sons, was not immediately available for comment.

Police said the teen complained of pain in a leg and elbow, but his injuries aren’t serious.

Stephens said the driver of the truck stopped after the collision, but it was not immediately known if the driver was ticketed.

An investigation is ongoing.
   
  (Copyright 2010 WWJ .  All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Places To See Indie Rock In DetroitIt's called Detroit Rock City for a reason.
Guide: Best Barbecue In Metro DetroitSometimes, nothing hits the spot like good barbecue.

Watch & Listen LIVE