Prior Lake teen’s condition upgraded after bike accident 05 Dec 11

A Prior Lake teenager has been upgraded to critical but stable condition after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bike last Monday.

The Prior Lake American reports Seth Ratliff, 14, was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center after he was struck by an SUV traveling south on Highway 13. Ratliff, a freshman at Prior Lake High School, was crossing the road near Oakland Beach Avenue around 8 a.m. on his way to school. The State Patrol said Ratliff was wearing a helmet.

Ratliff’s CaringBridge Web site is