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Student Was Struck by Driver with Suspended License

A 54-year-old Philadelphia woman with a suspended license was driving the vehicle that struck Ryan Viola on Bensalem Boulevard at Portside Drive.

 

Police have identified the victim as well as the driver involved in the accident on Bensalem Boulevard Thursday morning.

The victim is a local high school student. The driver has a suspended license.

Ryan Viola, 17, a senior at Bucks County Technical High School, was crossing the street at 6:30 a.m. to get to his school bus stop. He was struck in the crosswalk by a vehicle that reportedly had a green light.

According to PhillyBurbs, the vehicle was driven by Lisa Ann Murray, 54, of Philadelphia. Police said Murray was driving with a suspended Pennsylvania driver's license, the report stated.

Ryan was listed in critical condition following the accident and remained on life support Friday afternoon at Aria Hospital Torresdale, according to PhillyBurbs.

Tom Heinsinger December 01, 2012 at 10:59 AM
Ryan passes away this afternoon... His cousin Nyckee Viola made the announcement on Facebook, Thanking everyone for their prayers, however Ryan had passed away from his injuries. Here is her Facebook link.. https://www.facebook.com/nyckee.viola
karen sabatini December 01, 2012 at 09:30 PM
our thoughts and pryers to the family, god bless.
Joanne OGara December 02, 2012 at 12:46 AM
My heart goes out to his family....such a shame...
joe n December 02, 2012 at 02:32 AM
So sad for the family.Our prayers are with Sammy and Alice.

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