Teenager Struck By Car In Somerton Is In Critical Condition

by Alex Lloyd Gross

April 27, 2022

One young male is lucky to be alive, after police said he ran out onto Bustleton Avenue, in front of a car that was slowing down for a red light.  The accident happened yesterday, April 26,2022 at 2:49 PM, police said.   The location of the accident was on Bustleton Avenue near Lawler Street.

Police sources said that the male, 19 years old was not in the crosswalk when the accident happened.  The driver of the car did stay at the scene and cooperated with investigators. police said there is no evidence of impairment on the driver. The 19 year old male was taken to Torresdale Hospital in critical condition.

The car was traveling north on Bustleton Ave at the time of the accident.