Karla Naranjo Injured in Bicycle Accident on Elkhorn Boulevard [Rio Linda, CA]
15-Year-Old Girl Dragged by Truck on Rio Linda Boulevard
RIO LINDA, CA – (April 22, 2021) – Tuesday night, 15-year-old Karla Naranjo sustained injuries after a bicycle accident on Elkhorn Boulevard.
The tragic crash occurred near Rio Linda Boulevard just after 6:00 p.m., on April 13.
According to CHP, Naranjo was riding her bike and came to a halt in the bike lane to ensure that it was safe to cross. Then she saw a truck exiting the 7-Eleven parking lot had come to a halt, giving her the impression that it was safe to continue.
She then proceeded to cross the street when the truck struck and dragged her. Naranjo was sustained serious injuries. However, the extent of her condition was not immediately disclosed.
At this time, no other information was released. Authorities are now investigating to determine further details.
Furthermore, the loved ones of Karla Narjanjo set up a GoFundMe page to help with her medical bills.
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