Teen hit by car in Glendale, dragged along roadway

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Teen was crossing against light
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GLENDALE -- A 15 year old boy was hit by a car in Glendale around 5:30pm Tuesday evening.

The incident happened near the intersection of 59th avenue and Thunderbird.

According to police, the boy was riding his bicycle in a crosswalk but against the light when he swerved to avoid hitting a truck.

During the maneuver, he was struck by a southbound car on 59th avenue and dragged by the vehicle until it stopped.

The boy suffered road rash and possibly a broken leg.

The boy was transported to JCL for his injuries.