BATON ROUGE, La. - An 11-year-old boy is seriously injured after being hit by a truck on Perkins Rd. and Metairie Dr. near Siegen Ln. Sunday around 11:45 a.m., according to State Police.

The boy was transported to a local hospital and is in critical condition. Witnesses say the boy crossed into traffic, and there was nothing the driver could have done to avoid hitting the child.

The investigation is ongoing.