COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - UPDATE:College Station Police say the crossing guard hit Monday morning was released from the hospital. William Forehand, 58, suffered several abrasions and bruises, but no serious injury, according to officers.
Officers say the 16-year-old driver that hit Forehand isn't being charged with anything at this point. They said the sunrise was in the driver's eyes and contributed to this accident.
CSPD say that Forehand is a longtime employee of College Station ISD.
ORIGINAL STORY:A CSISD crossing guard was hit by a truck in front of A&M Consolidated High School Monday around 8:00 a.m.
The accident happened on Nueces Dr. in front of Grace Bible Church and the entrance to A&M Consolidated.
According to police, a 16 year-old male driver was traveling south on Nueces Street approaching the marked crosswalk.
A 58 year-old male crossing guard stepped into the street with a stop sign in an attempt to stop traffic. The driver of the Ford pick-up did not stop and struck the crossing guard in the street.
The crossing guard was transported to the College Station Medical Center and is currently being treated.
His injuries do not appear to be life threatening at this time.
The College Station Police Department’s Crime Scene and Traffic Units responded to the accident scene and are currently conducting an investigation.