2 teens in critical condition after South Boston moped crash

BOSTON (WHDH) - Two teens are fighting for their lives after they were hit by a pickup truck while driving a moped in South Boston Thursday night.

Two girls in their late teens were riding on East 8th Street around 9 p.m. when they collided with the truck, Boston police said.

A witness told 7News the truck didn’t have time to stop after the moped pulled into the intersection. She added that a friend of hers saw one of the girls get thrown from the bike, sending her flying in the air.

The girls were rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the truck stayed on the scene to speak with police officers.

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