Bike Accident on Vinewood Hospitalizes 14-Year-Old Boy
LIVINGSTON, CA (September 9, 2021) – A 14-year-old bicyclist was injured in a traffic accident on Vinewood Avenue on Tuesday morning.
The accident happened around 7:20 a.m. on September 7 on Vinewood Avenue, west of Robin Avenue.
According to reports, a Ford F-750 two-axle truck driven by 45-year-old Lane Johnson eastbound on Vinewood Avenue clipped a 14-year-old boy riding a bicycle in the same direction under unclear circumstances.
The teenager was thrown from the bike and suffered serious injuries as a result of the impact.
Ultimately, Responding crews airlifted the bicyclist to Valley Children’s Hospital for treatment.
Furthermore, Johnson remained at the crash site and cooperated with authorities.
At this time, authorities are conducting active investigation of the crash, once available more information will be released.
Just like drivers are expected to be responsible and abide by all traffic laws, bicyclists also have to behave reasonably and responsibly. If you’re driving, always look out for bicycle riders at all times. Also, do not engage in any non-driving activity which could turn your attention from the road. For bicyclists, use the bike lane. Slow down or stay out of the way when you see a vehicle that’s about to turn on your way.
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