14-year-old airlifted after struck by vehicle

Published 10:31 pm Thursday, August 18, 2011

By NEAL WAGNER / City Editor

A 14-year-old boy was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Birmingham after he was struck by a vehicle near Pelham High School Aug. 18.

The accident happened shortly after 7 p.m. when the boy, whose name has not been released, was struck while he was walking near the intersection of Bearden Road and Victory Trail in Pelham.

Pelham police and firefighters responded to the scene.

Only one vehicle was involved, and no other injuries were reported, according to Pelham Police Department Lt. Scott Tucker.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Pelham Police Department’s traffic unit. More details will be posted as they are released.