Minor sent to hospital after running in front of, getting struck by trolley at 36th Street and Lancaster Avenue in University City, Pennsylvania
Juvenile injured after being hit by SEPTA trolley in University City
It happened just after 8 a.m. at 36th Street and Lancaster Avenue.
The trolley operator told investigators the juvenile ran in front of the trolley leading to the collision.
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