He was taken to Akron Children's Hospital, where he is listed in serious condition

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AKRON -- An 11-year-old boy is in serious condition after he was hit this morning while crossing the road to catch a school bus.

According to Akron police, the boy was hit shortly after 7 a.m. on South Arlington Street between Baird Street and Seventh Avenue. He was not in a marked crosswalk.

He was taken to Akron Children's Hospital, where he is listed in serious condition.

The vehicle that struck the boy, possibly a red pickup truck, was last seen going northbound on South Arlington Street. The child's book bag is missing.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact Akron police at (330) 375-2552.

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