A teenager was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a truck Sunday morning.

The accident occurred around 10 a.m. at the intersection of 30 and D 1/2 Roads.The Grand Junction Police Department reports a 14 year-old male was in the crosswalk when a truck turning from 30 Road onto D 1/2 Road hit him.

Police say they will need to close the intersection for an unknown period of time on Monday afternoon to complete their investigation. Motorists should be prepared for detours during the time the intersection is closed.