17-Year-Old Bicyclist Hit and Injured by Vehicle near Columbia Elementary School
COLUMBIA, CA (June 20, 2019) – A 17-year-old boy suffered injuries in a bicycle collision on Parrotts Ferry Road, Thursday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the incident happened shortly before 3:00 PM. Due to unknown circumstances, a vehicle hit a bicyclist in front of Columbia Elementary School.
The victim suffered minor injuries, but it is unknown whether or not he was hospitalized. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle remained and cooperated with investigators.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the events that led to the collision. Authorities encourage witnesses to cooperate as soon as possible. Additional information will be released to the public once it becomes available.
When behind the wheel, it is important to always be aware of your surroundings. Keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists, or any other vehicles on the road. By staying alert and avoiding distracting activities while driving, you can reduce the chances of a serious accident.
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