Boy Riding Bike, 14, Struck By Car In Newark

A 14-year-old boy was hospitalized after being struck by a car in Newark Tuesday, authorities said.

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The boy was riding his bike when he was struck by a vehicle at McCarter Highway and Chestnut Street just before 6:25 p.m., Newark Public Safety Director Brian O’Hara said.

He was rushed to University Hospital for treatment and the driver remained at the scene. 

Injuries were considered non-life threatening.

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