PERSON STRUCK

On May 20, 2015 at 2214 hrs New Holland Police responded to a person struck in the 600 blk of W Main St (SR0023).  Upon arrival NHPD Officers found a 15 year old male juvenile from New Holland had been struck by a vehicle while riding his skateboard.  New Holland Ambulance and Ephrata Hospital Medic Unit transported the juvenile to LGH where he is in critical condition.

A preliminary investigation found the juvenile was riding his skateboard in the westbound lane of W Main St when he was struck from behind by what is described as an unknown make white car which witnesses reported struck the juvenile from behind and never stopped.  Witnesses had observed the juvenile riding the skateboard in roadway prior to the accident. The striking vehicle was last seen westbound on W Main St.

NHPD is asking for the public's help with providing innformation regarding the white vehicle which fled the scene and left the juvenile injured.  The vehicle should have front end damage.

Garden Spot Fire Rescue assisted NHPD at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact New Holland Police at 717-354-4647

We request all media outlets to please publish this incident and our phone number to the public.

Lt Jonathan Heisse