According to Major Scott Ratts, the Salem Police are still looking for a Ford Pickup truck — between 1992 and 1996 – with front end damage to the passenger side headlight and trim damage. There is no known color for the suspect vehicle.
The vehicle struck a 15-year-old Salem High School Football player on the way to school for early practice before 7:00 a.m. Friday morning.
Police and ambulance crews were called to Houston Street, a block from SHS about 7:04 a.m.
Police found the boy lying on the side of the road, badly injured, along with parts from the vehicle.
If anyone has information about the accident, please call 812.883.1524 or the Indiana State Police at 1.800.872.6743.
The student was taken by helicopter ambulance to a hospital in Louisville.