Teen hit by car in Port Arthur

Teen hit by car in Port Arthur

On Thursday, Feb. 2, at approximately 2:57 p.m., Port Arthur police officers responded to the 3900 block of Memorial Boulevard in reference to an auto/pedestrian accident, City of Port Arthur PIO LaRisa Carpenter said in a release.

Officers arrived to investigate, and it was discovered that a 13 year old Port Arthur resident was attempting to cross Memorial Boulevard while it was unsafe to do so. The 13 year old was struck by the side mirror of a vehicle traveling southbound. The 13 year old was conscious and alert, but according to EMS, his condition remains unknown.

The 13 year old was transported to Texas Children's Hospital in Houston. No arrests have been made. This case remains under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division.

- Port Arthur Police Department