Teen Critically Injured in Pennsylvania Pedestrian Accident

A 19-year-old Southampton teen was critically injured in a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident on May 26, 2011.

Richard Walton was riding his skateboard in the center lane of Street Road near the intersection of Street and Cushmore around 9:40 p.m. when he was struck by a 2006 Toyota Prius.

The driver of the Prius, 79-year-old Anna O’Riordan of Warminster, was traveling on Street Road, attempting to make a left hand turn near Cushmore.

The collision caused Walton to be knocked off his skateboard, landing on the ground. The impact of the fall rendered him unconscious.

Members of the Tri-Hampton Rescue Squad, Lower Southampton Township and Northampton Township police departments were present and provided assistance at the scene of the accident.

Walton was taken to Abington Memorial Hospital where he was listed to be in critical condition.

Authorities have not released any details as to any charges that may be filed against 79-year-old O’Riordan.

Anyone who may have been present during the accident and witnessed what happened is asked to contact the Upper Southampton Township Police Department with details. Officer Michael Kaminski is in charge of the investigation and can be contacted at (215) 364-5000 ext. 133.

The Bucks County pedestrian injury lawyers at Cordisco & Saile wish Richard Walton a quick and full recovery from his injuries.