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Teenager struck by vehicle while riding bicycle

Posted at 4:30 PM, Aug 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-13 22:18:09-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — An 18-year-old man was sent to the hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle.

The crash happened around 9:50 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Weber and Holly Road.

According to police, an 18-year-old boy was riding his bicycle to Weber along Holly Road, in the bike lane, when he was struck from behind by a vehicle.

Police say the 43-year-old driver of the vehicle pulled into the business parking lot while medics transported the teenager to the hospital.

Investigators said it appears alcohol did not play a factor.

Police said they are still investigating the crash but no charges have been filed.