UPDATE: Teen Bike Rider Struck on Union Hill Road

Medevac helicopter transported teen from the scene.

Update as of 12 p.m. on Tuesday: The male bike rider is stable and sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

A van struck a male teenager riding his bicycle along Union Hill Road in Marlboro on Monday at approximately 3:45 p.m., police confirmed.

The accident occurred between Menzel Lane and Tennent Road, according to Lt. Christopher Cherbini of the Marlboro Police Department. Union Hill Road remains closed between those two streets while an accident investigation is underway.

Emergency medical personnel and a medevac helicopter staged at Asher Holmes Elementary School. The teen was transported via helicopter to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.

This is a developing storyline. Marlboro-Colts Neck Patch will have more information as it becomes available.

Kaitlyn Anness October 23, 2012 at 04:36 PM
Story update: the male teenager who was struck is stable, he sustained broken teeth and a broken bone. http://patch.com/A-ySjP
Mark October 24, 2012 at 03:51 AM
I am sorry but who is to say the kid was not being stupid on the bike and swerving into the road like kids love to do now a days. I work off of Broad Street in Matawan and these kids will ride in the street even if their is a sidewalk and swerve their bikes almost coming into the cars path without a care in the world like they are invincible or a 1,000 lb car can not hurt them. They also jump into the road without even looking to see if cars are coming. Kids are not exactly helping themselves when they do these moves. It was an accident and the kid was okay just be happy with that and stop trying to always blame pedestrians. I was driving down Texas road the other day and there is a bike path in which the bikers have to stop for cars. This couple was riding stopped for one minute and even though my car was coming this idiotic girl told her husband they could go anyway even though they had to stop. Bicyclists have no respect for drivers.
Mark October 24, 2012 at 03:52 AM
I mean stop trying to blame car drivers or motorists not pedestrians sorry
Hank October 24, 2012 at 04:26 AM
Without a doubt, this has become a mojor throughway and needs to be widened. My wife and I lost our passager's mirror two months ago because someones garbage can was protruded out too far when taking a turn and having another car passing. Yes, just widen the road. A child is now hurt. Just do it!
wickets October 24, 2012 at 12:49 PM
worst road in nj! I imagine once upon a time it was a quiet country lane....what a shame. btw, i drive 30 on union hill rd.. @&@%!!% all those people in a hurry to get to dunkin donuts 1 sec earlier hahaha


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