Young Boy Hurt in Bicycle Collision on Woodrow Avenue [San Diego, CA]
11-Year-Old Boy Injured in Bicycle Accident near Marjorie Drive in Lomita Neighborhood
SAN DIEGO, CA (May 9, 2023) – Early Thursday evening, a young boy sustained injuries in a bicycle collision on Woodrow Avenue.
Officers responded to the scene around 5:30 p.m., at the 1300 block of Woodrow Avenue, near Marjorie Drive in the Lomita neighborhood.
Upon arrival, officers learned that a boy riding a bicycle crossed over the northbound lanes and onto the east sidewalk. The child then left the sidewalk in a westerly direction and was struck by a northbound Hyundai Elantra.
Paramedics said the 11-year-old boy suffered leg injuries which are not considered life-threatening.
Meanwhile, the 37-year-old female Hyundai driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the police. Police said that drugs and alcohol did not play a factor in the incident.
The San Diego Police Department Traffic Division is asking anyone with information about the Woodrow Avenue crash to contact 858-495-7800 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
When driving, it is important to always be alert for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other vehicles. Avoid distractions and keep your eye on the road. Additionally, drive within the posted speed limit set and enforced to reduce accidents. Always be cautious of the road ahead to ensure the safety of everyone.
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