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Teenager Struck by Vehicle and Transported to Hospital

A pick-up truck with a company logo on it remained within the area cordoned off by caution tape.

Video from the scene after 6 p.m. Credit: Terry Date
Video from the scene after 6 p.m. Credit: Terry Date

A 16-year-old girl was struck by a vehicle in the area of Spring, Sewall and Elm Street some time after 5 p.m. Thursday.

Marblehead fire Capt. Michael Porter said the girl was placed on a backboard and transported for treatment by Atlantic Ambulance.

Marblehead fire Capt. Dan Rice was incident commander for the Marblehead Fire Department.

A fire truck remained at the scene providing light to assist police in their duties, the fire captain said.

Police on the scene said the injured girl was conscious after she was struck, and that she was transported to the hospital.

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

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


FAKE NAME # 347 January 17, 2014 at 06:07 PM
You would think there would be on here
Terry Date January 17, 2014 at 07:55 PM
Drew, we know the patient, a 16-year-old girl, was conscious and alert at the accident scene. And we know that after she was transported to Salem Hospital, police were headed there to talk to her about the incident. But as far as her condition, we have no official information.
Drew January 18, 2014 at 11:42 AM
Salem Evening News has an article today about her condition.
Terry Date January 18, 2014 at 12:56 PM
Yes, here is our article with her condition: http://bit.ly/1i9JE2N
Joyce Mayer Clark January 19, 2014 at 05:58 PM
I heard from my 15/yo daughter, who knows the girl, that her pelvis was crushed, and her hips were possibly dislocated. This information has not been validated. Hoping that she will heal quickly and be all right!

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