New Castle News

July 12, 2013

Ellwood City cyclist hit by car

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — A 12-year-old bicyclist was hit by a car while crossing Eighth Street in Ellwood City.

Police said the boy was westbound on Beaver Street about 5 p.m. Thursday when he entered the intersection with Eighth Street, pulling in front of the car of Joe DeTullio, 70, of 910 Crescent Ave. Officers said DeTullio, who had the right-of-way, had been northbound on Eighth Street.

The youth was taken by ambulance to Ellwood City Hospital. Police have not released his name and his condition is unknown.

Police are still investigating the incident, but said it is unlikely that charges will be filed.