2 teens hit by vehicle in north Phoenix

PHOENIX - Two teenagers have been taken to Valley hospitals after they were struck by a vehicle in north Phoenix Tuesday morning.

Phoenix fire Capt. Jonathan Jacobs said the male and female patients are both 17 years old.

The male was air-lifted to a Phoenix hospital and the female was transported to the hospital by ground ambulance.

The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. near 36th Avenue and Happy Valley Road near Sandra Day O'Connor High School.

Phoenix police Sgt. Trent Crump said the students were crossing mid-block when they were struck by an SUV.

Crump said their injuries were not life-threatening.

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