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Teen Boy Struck by Car on Central Avenue in Newark

By rlsmetro on

A teenage boy was rushed to University Hospital suffering non-life threatening injuries after a car struck him in Newark’s Central Ward this afternoon. 

Police say around 3:45 p.m., emergency responders rushed to Central Avenue near 9th Street to investigate reports of an injured child. 

Upon arrival, police learned that the victim, who is around the age of 15-year-old, reportedly ran out in the street and was struck by a car at that location. 

The boy was found alert and conscious, but bleeding from his mouth, officials said. 

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.