A 10-year-old boy was in critical condition Friday after being hit by a car while riding his bicycle, according to Kentucky State Police.
The accident happened Thursday at 9:40 p.m. in Ferguson, which adjoins the county seat of Somerset.
The boy was riding his bike through a yard on Murphy Avenue when he rode into the street and hit a 2007 Toyota Prius driven by Ronald D. Begley, 26, of Ferguson, police said.
The boy was not wearing a helmet. He was flown to the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington, according to a release.
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Police said alcohol and drug use were not suspected as factors in the accident, which remains under investigation.