Teen on bike struck by car

Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 29, 2009

A teenager was transported to the hospital Friday evening, after he was struck by a vehicle on his bicycle.

A 16 or 17-year-old-boy was riding his bike on Wiley Street around 5:30 p.m. Friday, when he was hit by a Pontiac Grand Prix, said Troy Police Spokesman Sgt. Benny Scarbrough.

Scarbrough would not release the victim’s name, but the driver has been identified as Reginald Demetrius Moultry, of Troy.

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“The young man was transported to Troy Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Room,” Scarbrough said. “I don’t know the status or condition at this time.” Scarbrough said he was unsure if the injuries were life threatening. He also would not comment on what the driver was doing at the time of the incident. “The case is still under investigation by the Troy Police Department,” Scarbrough said.