A local teenager is fighting for his life after a car accident near his high school.
Police say the teen, a student at Cherry Hill High School East, was leaving the school and making a left turn onto Kresson Road from a parking lot near Cooper Run Drive around 2 p.m. As the student turned, police say a tractor trailer loaded with gravel was traveling eastbound on Kresson. The truck was unable to stop and collided with the teen’s car.
The teen, who has not yet been identified, was taken to Cooper Hospital after suffering head trauma. He is listed in serious condition. The driver of the tractor trailer was not hurt in the accident.
Police are currently investigating the crash.