CORAL SPRINGS (CBSMiami) – A Coral Springs autistic teen who can’t speak and went missing Wednesday night has been found following an accident.READ MORE: Neighbors 4 Neighbors, Miami Dolphins To Serve 500 Hot Meals To Miami-Dade Schools Families
According to Coral Springs police, Murphy was at a Panda Express restaurant near Turtle Creek Drive and Creek Drive at around 6:40 p.m. when he went missing.READ MORE: Royal Family Pays Final Respects To Prince Philip, Funeral Held At St. George's Chapel
Reports had come in that he was seen traveling eastbound on Sample, past 411.
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Authorities said they found the teen after he was struck by a vehicle. Detectives said he is OK. However, since he is nonverbal, he was taken to Northwest Medical Center as a precaution.