8-Year-Old Child Hurt in Traffic Accident on Cedarwood Drive

PASO ROBLES, CA (July 11, 2023) – Sunday evening, a scooter crash on Teak Drive left one child with injuries. The incident happened on June 18th, at around 6:15 p.m., involving a self-propelled scooter operated by an 8-year-old and a vehicle. Upon investigation, the officers determined that the child was crossing the street and was not looking at the lanes. A vehicle headed westbound on Cedarwood Drive was unable to maneuver out of the child’s path and struck him. As a result, the child suffered moderate injuries and he was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Afterward, the Paso Robles Police Department ruled out drugs or alcohol as a factor in the incident. The crash is still under investigation and anyone with information can contact the PRPD at (805) 237-6464 or at Crime Stoppers at 805-549-STOP. Road accidents can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. When using motorized bicycles or scooters, it is important to wear the proper protective gear to ensure your safety. If you’re behind the wheel, stay alert and keep an eye out for possible hazards. Dangerous road accidents can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. Drive defensively to ensure the safety of surrounding vehicles, drivers, and pedestrians.
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