Teen hit by car in Peoria, air-lifted to hospital

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PEORIA -- A teen was air-lifted to the hospital after being hit by a car early Tuesday morning.

It happened at 87th Avenue and Lone Cactus Drive, which is south of Deer Valley Road.

The 15-year-old boy was riding his bike on the sidewalk on 87th Avenue. Police say when he got to Lone Cactus Drive, he rode off the sidewalk and directly into the path of a car being driven by an 18-year old-male.

The driver of the car was unable to stop and collided with the bike rider.

The boy was treated by Peoria Fire paramedics and then flown to a trauma center in Phoenix with non-life-threatening injuries.

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