Teen Drive Taking Permit Test Hits Motorcyclist in University City
UNIVERSITY CITY (April 16, 2017)
According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, a 16-year-old teenager either taking his permit test or accumulating hours in order to take his license test struck a motorcyclist Sunday evening.
Per the article, the incident occurred at roughly 5:45 p.m. at the intersection of Governor Drive and Lipmann Street.
Authorities report that the teen had been traveling eastbound on Governor before executing a left turn onto Lipmann where he struck a westbound motorcycle rider who had the right of way.
The unidentified victim suffered major injuries including a broken leg in which he was rushed to the emergency room for to get immediate treatment. Although the victim faces a long recovery, fortunately, his injuries are not life-threatening.
The San Diego Police Department will be the agency handling the investigation as it is likely that the teen will be held fully responsible.
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