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Teen Struck by Vehicle in Serious Condition

The 16-year-old girl was transferred from Salem to Mass General Hospital.

At the scene of the accident. Credit: Terry Date
At the scene of the accident. Credit: Terry Date
A 16-year-old Marblehead girl who was struck by a vehicle Thursday, Jan. 16, at Spring and Sewall streets was listed in serious condition Saturday mid-day.

Isis Elston was walking about 5:20 p.m when she was struck by the vehicle, police said.

The teen was placed on a backboard and transported to Salem Hospital, according fire and police.

The patient was later transferred to Mass General Hospital.

Police on the scene said the injured girl was conscious and alert after she was struck.

Police cordoned off a section of Sewall Street by the Spring Street intersection.
A commercial pick-up truck remained within the cordoned area. 

State police were called to the scene to perform a skid test, a Marblehead police log entry states.

No information is available yet on who was driving vehicle that struck the teen or whether the driver will be cited.

Marblehead detectives worked the scene, their investigation including taking photographs and talking with individuals.

The intersection of Spring and Sewall streets is a block away from Pleasant Street.


J.B January 30, 2014 at 12:31 AM
Patricia Palm Mcculley- My thoughts and prayers are with you and your daughter and family. I'm wishing for a full and speedy recovery for her.
Patricia Palm Mcculley February 02, 2014 at 08:22 AM
Yes I can thats your name as to why you thought I was refering to you not sure but your name isbas clear as day as mine is. Unbelievable how somethings are interpreted. #classact..
Sandy Cross February 02, 2014 at 09:22 AM
Is it possible to give us an update on Isis' progress?
Colt Rivers February 02, 2014 at 12:16 PM
Yes, Patricia, we would love to hear an update about how Isis is feeling, and progressing. There are alot of people thinking about her and hope she is getting better.

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