A 12 year old boy was taken to the hospital having sustained critical injuries in a crash involving a Sport Utility Vehicle in Miami-Dade County.
According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, the 12 year old boy was riding a bicycle when the child was struck by a SUV. The accident happened at Northwest Seventh Street and 111th Avenue.
The young boy was riding his bike on the shoulder of the road. The SUV was cut off by another driver and swerved causing him to hit the 12 year old, according to an eyewitness.
The child was wearing a helmet in a report by police. He was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. The driver of the SUV was at the scene of the crash fully cooperating with the officials.
The investigation revealed speeding may have been one of the causes of the crash. Details of the boy have not been released by the officials.
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash: “We are very sorry to hear about the injury to a young boy struck by an SUV. This kind of accident reminds us to always stay vigilant anytime we are near a road and to drive safely no matter what vehicle we are using. Bicyclists have many of the same rights on the road as motorists. We hope that the family contacts an experienced accident attorney to help them in this very difficult time.”
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