13-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized after Pedestrian Crash near Arroyo Sierra Circle

SANTA ROSA, CA (February 27, 2023) – Thursday morning, a 13-year-old boy was hospitalized after a pedestrian collision on Hoen Avenue.

The incident occurred around 8:39 a.m., near Arroyo Sierra Circle on January 19th.

Per reports, the young boy was crossing the intersection when the driver of an eastbound white Honda Civic struck him.

Paramedics arrived and transported the boy to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital with serious injuries. In addition, investigators say the involved driver, a Santa Rosa man in his 30s, stopped to assist the victim and cooperated with the authorities.

Following preliminary duties, officials did not consider drugs or alcohol to be a factor in the accident. However, an investigation into the pedestrian collision on Hoen Avenue is currently underway.

The loved ones of the victim set up a GoFundMe page to help with costs during this difficult time.

Driving can be very dangerous and almost anything can happen if you are not prepared. Always check behind your vehicle before backing. Do not depend on mirrors alone and always back at a slow speed. By driving in a safe and legal manner, you can help avoid causing or increasing the risk of accidents which may have devastating consequences for you and for others.

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