Report says a preteen pedestrian, 11 years of age was severely injured after been struck by a car on Shadow Glen Way.
According to Fort Myers authorities, the accident happened on Shadow Glen Way, near Independence Way. The young boy was walking along the street when a 2013 Honda Civic traveling southbound struck him.
The 2013 Honda Civic was driven by a 36-year-old man who was allegedly distracted while driving. An eyewitness added that he was receiving a phone call when he struck the boy.
Officials reported that the 11-year-old has been taken to a nearby hospital having sustained severe injuries. Report says the casualties was minimized because the driver was not moving at a high rate of speed. Also, that he swerved after noticing the boy a struck him by the side of the car.
The driver was not injured and he remained on the scene of the accident by his volition for further interrogations. According to the police, investigation is still ongoing and no charge has been filed at the moment.
Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash. “This is a very unfortunate accident. Injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident can affect the lives of all parties involved and their families who feel the effects even when they are not directly involved. The pain and suffering that comes with these incidents can become a major burden on day to day life. We wish the young that was struck in this accident a speedy recovery and hope they reach out to an experience car crash attorney.”
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