As a precaution, a local teen was transported to the hospital Thursday after being hit by a pickup.

As a precaution, a local teen was transported to the hospital Thursday after being hit by a pickup.

Shawnee Police Department Sgt. Dan Shumaker said dispatch received a call about an alleged pedestrian/auto accident Thursday afternoon.

At about 4:30 p.m., at the intersection of Highland and Center, a Dodge pickup driving westbound on Highland allegedly struck a 15-year-old who was crossing the road with some friends, he said.

Though no serious injuries were recorded, responding SPD Officer Brad Sherrill reported the teen was transported to St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital as a precaution.