Teenage Bicyclist Hospitalized after Collision with Car near Cedar Drive
LIVERMORE, CA (December 17, 2018) – A teenager was injured Monday afternoon following a bicycle collision on Murrieta Boulevard.
According to the Livermore Police Department, the incident happened near Cedar Drive, at about 2:00 PM. The 14-year-old bicyclist was riding north on the sidewalk when a southbound vehicle struck the victim.
Emergency responders transported the bicyclist to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Further updates on the victim’s current medical condition were not immediately provided. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the crash and to identify possible contributing factors. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Traffic Collision Investigator C. Starr (925) 371-4857. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
When behind the wheel, it is important to always be on the lookout for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists. As a bicyclist, make sure to suit yourself with the proper biking equipment. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of your surroundings, you can prevent unforeseen accidents and keep yourself and others safe on the road.
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