Police reported that a Nissan Xterra lost control and pulled onto the side of the road on Northwest 46th Street and struck a bicyclist in the process.
The 40-year-old SUV driver lost control of the car while driving along Northwest 46th Street, police reported. The reason he lost control of the vehicle has not yet been clarified. The police reported that cause is still undergoing investigation.
Witnesses reported that the SUV veered off the road and struck the street light pole and a bicyclist. It was reported that a 17-year-old boy was riding the bicycle when the crash happened.
The teenage boy is now in critical condition after been struck by the SUV. EMS reported that the boy had sustained several bruises including a fracture on his leg.
The driver of the SUV, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, also sustained injuries, police said. The boy and the driver have been taken to the hospital for treatment.
No further details have been released to the press as at time of reporting this story.
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This is an unfortunate incidence. Our hearts go out to the bicyclist that was injured in this crash. It is devastating when someone has been injured as a result of possibly reckless driving. We hope that the victim’s injuries are not life-threatening and that they have a speedy recovery. It is also important for those involved to contact an experienced auto accident attorney that knows how to help them through this difficult time.”
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