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Teen Badly Injured When Struck By Car on Main Street

13-year-old flown to Children's Hospital in Boston.

A 13-year-old boy was airlifted to a Boston hospital in critical condition after being struck by a car while riding his bike on Main Street Friday night.

According to information provided by Tewksbury Police, a 911 call was received around 7:30 p.m., reporting that a child had been struck by a car in front of 1360 Main St., which is across from the Church of St. William.

According to police, the boy, whose name was not released, was struck while riding his bike with a friend, by a Cadillac driven by a male, whose name was also not released as of Saturday morning. The driver of the Cadillac did stop and was interviewed by police.

According to the police report, the boy suffered a head injury. The second bike rider was not injured.

The victim was taken by ambulance to Saints Medical Center in Lowell, but was subsequently flown to Children's Hospital in Boston. Hospital officials would not release any information on the condition of the boy Saturday morning.

No charges have been filed in connection with the accident. Police say the incident remains under investigation and the State Police Accident Reconstruction Team was brought in.

The Cadillac and the bicycle were both transported to Tewksbury Police Headquarters on Main Street as part of the investigation.

Someone September 19, 2010 at 01:45 AM
I'm praying for this poor little boy and his family

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