2 Teens Hit By Car Outside Roxbury School

BOSTON (CBS) – Two girls were hurt after they were hit by a car near their school in Roxbury Monday morning.

It happened just before 8 a.m. outside the John O’Bryant School of Math and Science on Malcolm X Boulevard.

The driver stopped.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports 

According to Boston Public Schools spokesman Matt Wilder, both victims are ninth graders and their injuries are not life-threatening.

One teen was taken to Boston Medical Center. The other went to Boston Children’s Hospital.

It’s not clear yet if they were in a crosswalk.

Boston Police say the driver was a 17-year-old man from Roxbury.

The car, a Honda Civic, was smashed in the front and the windshield is cracked.

It’s believed the driver may have been blinded by solar glare.

Malcolm X Boulevard was completely closed down in the area for over an hour.

No charges have been filed at this point in the investigation.

No names have been released.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens contributed to this report.

You can follow him on Twitter @carlwbz.


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