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Teen suffers life-threatening injuries after being struck in St. Catharines

Police say the 14-year-old was hit by a a black Toyota Camry; the investigation is ongoing
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On Sept. 23, 2022, at approximately 11:04 a.m. 1 District – St. Catharines uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to a report of a child pedestrian having been struck by a car in St. Catharines.

Officers arrived on scene in the area of Glenridge Avenue and Belton Boulevard and located a 14-year-old male with serious injuries.   Niagara Emergency Medical Services paramedics transported the male to an out of region hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.  Further examination by doctors at the hospital upgraded the male’s condition to stable and the injuries were not believed to be life threatening.

The 14-year-old had been struck by a black Toyota Camry as they crossed Glenridge Road.  The investigation of the collision is being conducted by 1 District uniform officers and detectives from the NRPS Forensic Services Unit.  No charges have been laid.

Glenridge Road between Belton Boulevard (Southridge entrance) and Glen Morris Drive had been closed for the investigation but has since re-opened.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or have information is asked to contact 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1024233. 

Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477.  Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

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