Boy, 14, is struck by vehicle in Rockville

August 22, 2013

A 14-year-old boy was struck and seriously injured by a vehicle Thursday afternoon near Twinbrook shopping center, Montgomery County police said.

The accident happened on Veirs Mill Road near Midway Avenue about 2:45 p.m, police said. The teen, who had been walking in the area, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, said Officer Janelle Smith, a spokeswoman.

The vehicle stayed at the scene and the cause of the crash is under investigation.

This story has been updated.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.
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