A bicyclist miraculously suffered minor scrapes and bruises after a pickup truck struck the boy this afternoon in Newark’s Central Ward.
It happened shortly before 1:25 p.m. at the intersection of Springfield Avenue and Pierce Street.
Witnesses told RLS Media that two juveniles were in the street and began to ride across the intersection in the crosswalk when one of the bicyclists rode in front of a pickup truck.
The driver of the truck struck the unidentified male and pinned him under the vehicle.
Emergency responders arrived and extricated the conscious, alert and frightened male who suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and according to witnesses.
The incident is under investigation.