Baltimore City teen performs CPR on 5-year-old injured in dirt bike hit-and-run

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Baltimore City teen performs CPR on 5-year-old injured in dirt bike hit-and-run Updated: When a 5-year-old was run over by

a dirt bike in Cherry Hill on Saturday, 16-year-old Phillip Ellison sprang into action, performing CPR on the small child. The Baltimore City teen was honored Wednesday for his heroism. The 5-year-old was riding his bicycle on Round Road near Bethune Road when the dirt bike slammed into him and fled the scene. Paramedics transported the victim to a hospital, where he remains in critical but stable condition. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined members of the community on Wednesday to recognize Ellison’s heroic efforts. The Mayor is urging anyone with information about the person riding the dirt bike to please call the CRASH team at 410-396-2606. Ellison is a pool attendant at the Cherry Hill Splash Park and a student at Vivian T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy. He told reporters on Wednesday that he would like to become an EMT. Proud to honor Phillip Ellison for his heroic efforts performing CPR on a 5 year old victim of a dirt-bike hit & run. pic.twitter.com/D8pmSWIEb6 — Mayor Rawlings-Blake (@MayorSRB) June 10, 2015

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