Child Injured in Bicycle Accident on Treat Boulevard
CONCORD, CA (June 19, 2023) – Tuesday afternoon, one unidentified child suffered injuries in a bicycle collision on Cowell Road.
Police responded to the scene around 2:15 p.m., at the intersection of Cowell Road and Treat Boulevard after receiving multiple dispatch calls.
Upon arrival, authorities located a child suffering from injuries to the lower legs.
According to investigators, a large commercial vehicle struck the young bicyclist who was within a marked crosswalk. Officers say the large vehicle was attempting to turn left from Treat Boulevard onto Cowell Road.
Paramedics arrived and rushed the juvenile to Oakland Children’s Hospital for further treatment. Although, authorities have not yet released their identity.
Ultimately, officials closed Cowell Road between Plumleigh Lane and Treat Boulevard as crews investigated the scene. It was not disclosed if the involved driver stayed and cooperated with the police. Anyone who witnessed the bicycle collision is encouraged to contact the Concord police as soon as possible.
To help prevent dangerous accidents, stay alert and drive defensively. When crossing a busy intersection, exercise due caution. Always activate your turn signal or blinker before making any turns. Be aware of your blind spots and pull into the roadway slowly. If you are turning on a road where there is no dedicated left-turn signal or lane, be patient and make sure there is no obstruction to your view.
If you or a family member suffered injuries in a bicycle accident, then contact Sweet James as soon as possible. They understand that suffering injuries in a collision can take a toll on your well-being. However, they can help you with the legal matters that must be addressed. Their commitment and dedication are unbreakable, and they will work with you during every step of the legal process. Call their hotline at 1-800-900-0000 to speak with one of their attorneys free of charge. For more accident news, click here.
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