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Teen in critical condition after being struck by 2 vehicles in Phoenix

Nov 24, 2022, 1:00 PM
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(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)
(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX — A teenage boy was hospitalized in critical condition following a collision between his bicycle and two vehicles in Phoenix on Tuesday.

The incident happened near 16th Street and Missouri Avenue around 5:45 p.m., the Phoenix Police Department said in a press release.

Authorities said preliminary information suggests the teenager was attempting to cross Missouri Avenue when he was hit by a woman driving a vehicle traveling east on Missouri.

A man driving west on Missouri saw the collision, applied his breaks, but struck the teen on his hand, police said.

The teen was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

Both vehicles stayed on scene and neither driver showed signs of impairment.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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Teen in critical condition after being struck by 2 vehicles in Phoenix