Teen Male Dies in Bicycle Crash on Whitelock Parkway
Elk Grove, CA (October 18, 2020) – On Saturday, a 14-year-old boy died in a bicycle crash on Whitelock Parkway.
The incident happened at around 3:19 p.m. when the victim was struck by a 2012 Chrysler 200 as he was trying to cross the parkway.
Rescuers rushed the boy to a hospital where he died.
“Medical personnel did arrive on the scene, transported the bicyclist to the hospital where they later succumbed to their injuries that were sustained in the collision,” said police spokesperson Hannah Gray.
Moreover, the driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the police.
Investigators said it appeared that the pedestrian crossing signal was not turned on at the time of the accident.
Drugs and alcohol were not considered factors in this crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers express our since condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
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