Lumberton teen hit by car while waiting for ride to school

State - Regional

LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) – A 15-year-old boy was hit by a car in Lumberton while walking along the road Thursday morning.

North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper B. Bullard said the teen was walking along Mt. Olive Church Road at about 7:30 a.m. on Thursday and failed to yield. The teen was waiting on a ride to school, he said.

A Kia van was traveling west on Mt Olive Church Road at about 50 miles per hour when the collision happened, Bullard said.

The teen was transported by EMS for his injuries.

Count on News13 for updates as more information becomes available. 

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