Teen struck by vehicle, killed in Uptown Charlotte


A teenager is dead after being hit by a car in Uptown Charlotte on Saturday. 

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department identified the victim as 16-year-old Carlos David Caro Sevilla.

According to CMPD, the crash happened just before 6:30 p.m. The incident involved a scooter and a Dodge on Mint Street and Martin Luther King Boulevard.

According to police, the driver of the Dodge, also a juvenile, was turning right on Mint Street from W. Martin Luther King Boulevard at the same time Sevilla on the scooter entered the crosswalk and was hit by the Dodge.

CMPD reported Sevilla died from his injuries on the way to the hospital.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS.

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Jalon is a general assignment reporter for QCity Metro. He is a graduate of North Carolina Central University and an avid sports fan. (jalon@qcitymetro.com)



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