Bicyclist, 14, Hit and Badly Injured by Vehicle at Centre City and El Norte Parkways
DATE OF COLLISION: Friday, September 7th
September 8, 2018 – A 14-year-old boy was injured in a traffic collision on Centre City Parkway at El Norte Friday evening, according to Fox News.
Preliminary investigation revealed the boy was riding a bicycle in the area when he was struck by a black Infiniti traveling northbound on Centre City Parkway.
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Shortly after 10:49 p.m., emergency teams and firefighters arrived at the location and found the juvenile still pinned under the car. As per the article, after being extricated, the boy was airlifted to a children’s hospital for treatment of multiple injuries including life-threatening burns from the underside of the vehicle. The identity of the patient have not been disclosed thus far.
Meanwhile, no immediate information was released on the driver of the Infiniti involved.
The detectives handling the case continue to investigate at this time the precise circumstances that led to the collision.
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Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
Pending results of the investigation, the family members of the 14-year-old bicyclist may have the right to a personal injury claim. The family of juvenile victim involved in similar cases are potentially be entitled to seek compensation for damages including hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a bicycle accident and you are seeking answers, contact our experienced San Diego County personal injury lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Call Johnson Attorneys Group today at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.