14-year-old hit by car

SEVERNA PARK, Md. - A fourteen-year-old boy was hit by a car trying to cross Ritchie Highway Saturday night.

The boy was struck around 6:30 when he and several other young people on bicycles attempted to cross Ritchie Highway at Leelyn Drive against a red traffic signal.

The other juveniles in the group stopped when they saw a car coming but the 14-year-old tried to beat the oncoming car and was hit.

He was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries to his lower body.

Police said the primary cause of the accident is bicyclist error.

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