Teenager Struck by Vehicle in S Street Pedestrian Collision
Newman, CA (August 11, 2022) On Wednesday morning, a 17-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle that ran a stop sign in Kern Street’s pedestrian accident.
Newman police say that the pedestrian collision happened around 8 a.m. at S Street a few blocks from Orestimba High School.
Reports say that a 20-year-old man driving an eastbound Toyota sedan did not stop at a stop sign and struck the boy.
Additionally, the vehicle was going at about 25 mph before it struck the pedestrian.
The teenager was at a crosswalk when the incident happened. The boy sustained moderate injuries, including a possible head injury.
Paramedics transported the boy to Memorial Medical Center in Modesto by helicopter.
Police are investigating the collision, and have not released further information at this time.
May this incident be a reminder for all motorists to drive responsibly. Drivers should also keep in mind that distracted driving, speeding, and failing to yield will lead to dangerous road accidents.
Coping With Collision Injuries
For those involved in the pedestrian collision on S Street, it is important to have an independent investigation held to better protect your rights.
Additionally, hiring the right firm, which has the resources to spend, can make all the difference in getting the compensation you deserve.
“We can secure evidence in your favor and request additional information. We will get vital eyewitness accounts, and review insurance coverage you are entitled to that may not be common knowledge. Having an experienced attorney fighting on your behalf at such a delicate time in your life will make all the difference,” says Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Furthermore, Sweet Lawyers have been pursuing justice for over 40 years, fighting and advocating for families continuously. Moreover, our team will guide you every step of the way. That is to ensure that you and your loved ones receive the justice and compensation that you deserve.