Teen crossing street hit by vehicle in Va. Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- A teenager is recovering he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street Monday morning.

Police said that the accident happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 1700 block of Dahlia Road and the 1800 block of S. Independence Boulevard, near Green Run High School.

Arriving officers found the teen, who is between the ages of 15 and 17, lying in the roadway. He had been crossing the street using a crosswalk when the vehicle hit him. The driver remained at the scene.

The teen was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver was cited for Failure to Yield Left-hand Turn. 

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