17-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized after Struck by Vehicle near South Reservoir Street
POMONA, CA (September 21, 2018) – A teenager was hospitalized late Friday evening following a pedestrian collision on East Mission Boulevard. The identity of the 17-year-old victim was not immediately released.
According to the Pomona Police Department, the incident took place at about 11:00 PM near South Reservoir Street. Responding officers found the boy down in lanes of traffic after he was struck by a vehicle.
The victim was treated at the scene by responding personnel from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, before he was transported to a local hospital. There, he was listed in critical condition. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle remained at the crash site and cooperated with investigators.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the events that led up to the collision and to identify possible contributing factors. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call (909) 620-2085. No further details have been provided to the public at this time.
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