12-year-old hit by garbage truck while riding bike to school in Auburndale

AUBURNDALE, Fla. - A 12-year-old boy was hit by a garbage truck while riding his bicycle to school in Auburndale Monday morning.

It happened near the entrance to the City of Auburndale Utilities Billing Office on Main Street around 7:30 a.m.

Police say Chance Bigelow was riding his bike on the sidewalk when the garbage truck turned into the parking lot of the billing office and hit him.

The boy was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital where he is in critical condition.

Police are investigating.

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