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Accident on Cherry St. Rerouted Traffic

14-year-old injured in car accident.

Cherry St. reopened Friday afternoon, after Newark Police closed a portion of the street to investigate an accident that sent a 14-year-old girl to the hospital.

At about 7:30 a.m. the girl was walking eastbound on Cherry St. in the cross walk by Robertson Avenue when a Honda Civic struck her. She suffered major injuries and was transported to a local trauma care center, according to a Newark Police spokesperson.  The 65-year-old driver remained at the scene to help police with the investigation. 

The southbound lane of Cherry Street at the intersections of Central Avenue and Robertson Avenue was closed until 1:40 p.m. Police said they do not suspect drugs or alcohol were a factor at this time. The investigation is ongoing. 



  
Robin December 07, 2013 at 05:21 PM
Does anyone have any updates on Destiny's condition?

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