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Teen Struck by Vehicle While Riding Scooter in Linden


By: Richard L. Smith 

A teenage boy suffered non-life threatening injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while riding a scooter in Linden Tuesday afternoon. 

Police and EMS were dispatched to the vicinity of Summit Terrace and Princeton Road to investigate reports of an injured child. 

Upon arrival, emergency responders found a 15-year-old boy injured after he reportedly ran through the stop sign while riding an electric scooter and was struck by a vehicle, according to police. 

He was treated for the injury and is expected to recover from injuries described by police as 'minor.' 

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.