Pedestrian hit by a car on Laney Walker Blvd

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident involving a car striking a pedestrian.

Sgt. Monica Belser said the incident took place around 3:06 p.m. on Laney Walker Blvd at Cecelia Street.

When deputies arrived on the scene, they learned Timothy Johnson, 15, had been struck by a Buick LaSabre when he rode his bicycle off the sidewalk and into oncoming traffic in front of Church's Chicken.

Johnson was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center by Gold Cross EMS where he is receiving treatment for life-threatening injuries. Belser said Johnson received blunt force trauma to the head, body, and extremities.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Copyright 2014 WFXG. All rights reserved.