At approximately 1 p.m. On May 21, a 17-year-old male riding a dirt bike was struck by a motorist on Hwy. 378 in Scott County near the intersection with Hwy. 71. The occupants of the vehicle stopped, moved the seriously injured 17-year-old off the highway, and then left the scene toward Hwy 71.
The vehicle was described as a smaller silver or grey SUV. It will likely have damage to the front end. It was occupied by one male and two females at the time of the incident.
If you have seen this vehicle, or if you have any information about this incident please call the Scott County Sheriff's Office at (479) 637-4155.