Teen Struck While Crossing Street at 72nd and Pierce

A 13-year-old boy was struck in the crosswalk at the intersection of 72nd Avenue and Pierce Street just before 5:00 p.m. in Arvada on Thursday, May 6, 2010.

The teen was walking in the crosswalk of the intersection when the driver of a small sedan pulled forward and struck the juvenile at a low rate of speed.

He was taken to an area hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash.

The 41-year-old female driver of river of the Toyota Echo was cited with a misdemeanor for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

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