10-Year-Old Bicyclist Injured in Bicycle vs Car Collision near Garfield Avenue

ALAMEDA, CA (September 21, 2022) – Friday morning, a child was hospitalized after a bicycle crash on Fernside Boulevard.

The incident occurred around 9:40 a.m., near Garfield Avenue on September 16th.

According to police, the young boy was struck and suffered injuries including substantial abrasions to his lower left leg.

Alameda Fire Department emergency responders arrived at the scene and transported the boy to the hospital.

Consequently, police officers also responded to the area and found the involved driver, who was taken into custody for questioning.

No other information about the bicycle collision on Fernside Boulevard is available at this time. However, an active investigation is currently ongoing.

Injuries sustained in a bicycle-auto collision can take a toll on a person’s financial, physical, and emotional well-being. If you’re driving, always look out for bicycle riders at all times. Also, do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. If you’re a bicyclist, slow down or stay out of the way when you see a vehicle that’s about to turn on your lane. You can also exaggerate eye contact or hand signals to let other drivers see you.

If your safety on the road was put under a great threat due to a negligent driver, reach out to Sweet James. With over 20 years of experience in the legal field, they will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Their seasoned professional legal team has dealt with cases including bicycle accidents, personal injury, and wrongful death. Call their offices today at (800) 975-3435 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. You can also contact them 24/7 by email, online chat, and text message. Click here to request a police report.

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