Location: Route488 at Dunn Street Perry Township Lawrence County
11/02/12 An teenager was struck by a passenger vehicle near Ellwood City early the morning. The male victim around seventeen years of age, was flown to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh. The accident occurred shortly before 7:30am on Portersville Road (Route 488) near Dunn Street in Ellport Boro. The elderly woman driver who struck the teenager was not injured. It was first reported that a school bus from The Ellwood City Area School District struck the victim but first responders determined that he was hit by the passenger vehicle. It is believed that the bus was picking up students in that area. According to the WPXI-TV website, the teenager is in fair condition in Children’s Hospital. Ellwood City police are continuing their investigation.