Teen hit by transport truck on Huron Church faces life threatening injuries

Police are investigating after a 17-year-old was struck by a person driving a transport truck on Huron Church Road Friday night.

Police closed down a section of Huron Church Road on Friday night to investigate

Caution tape and police vehicles blocked off two of the three northbound lanes of Huron Church at Tecumseh Road after a "severe collision" involving a tractor trailer and pedestrian on Dec. 8. (Dan Taekema/CBC)

A 17-year-old remains in hospital after being struck by a person driving a transport truck on Friday at Huron Church Road and Tecumseh Road West.

Windsor police said the teen is facing "potentially life-threatening injuries" and the collision remains under investigation. 

The teen was taken to a hospital in Detroit after the collision, which happened around 5:30 p.m. on Friday. 

Police said the driver of the transport truck remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.