CARROLLTON (CBSDFW.COM) – A 15-year-old Newman Smith High School student was hit by a pickup while walking to school around 7:40 a.m. on Thursday.READ MORE: Mesquite Officer Dies After Shooting Outside Grocery Store
The boy was rushed to Medical Center Plano with a serious head injury. A Carrollton Police spokesperson says two hours later he was responding and reacting to commands.
Police said the the accident happened on E. Jackson Road at Jackson Circle.READ MORE: Officials React To Mesquite Officer Killed On Duty
The driver told police he was blinded by the sun as he came over the top of a hill and did not see the boy.
Police say the boy was not walking in a crosswalk.
The driver is not facing any charges for hitting the boy with his pickup.MORE NEWS: Fort Worth ISD Hopes To Hire Teachers 'On The Spot,' Offering Huge Incentives
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