Sunday, November 21, 2021

Teen Flown After Being Struck by Vehicle in Tamaqua

 A teen was flown to an area hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Saturday.

The incident occurred around 1:45pm, Saturday when a 16 year old boy was struck at the intersection of Laurel and East Broad Streets.

The teen was transported and flown to a trauma center with unknown injuries.

The teen, was later identified as Eric Richardson, who is a student at Marian Catholic, in a post by the school on Facebook.

The school is accepting donations to assist his family and will be holding dress down days to fundraise.

No details were available on the driver of the vehicle.