8-Year-Old Hurt in Redding Bicycle Crash on Mistletoe Lane
REDDING, CA (November 17, 2021) — An 8-year-old suffered minor injuries in a bicycle accident on Mistletoe Lane near Carpenter Lane Tuesday morning.
According to reports, the incident happened around 7:48 a.m. in front of Mistletoe Elementary School. Under unclear circumstances, a 47-year-old woman in a Dodge truck struck an 8-year-old riding a bike as the driver exited the school.
Soon after, paramedics responded and transported the juvenile to Mercy Medical Center in Redding for treatment of minor injuries. Meanwhile, police interviewed the driver, learning the child wore no helmet.
At this time, the case requires more looking into. Although, any witnesses with more information should contact the Redding Police Department.
Motorists should always be wary of children in school zones, neighborhoods and intersections. Also, bicyclists and pedestrians have the responsibility to play it safe by wearing protective gear and crossing only when it is safe to do so.
The aftermath of a bicycle accident can result in injuries and medical expenses. If you would like a free case evaluation with The Law Offices of Daniel Kim, call (800) 895-7199. We are experienced lawyers dedicated to helping accident victims and families recover compensation from the negligent driver. If you believe you may have a compelling case worth pursuing, then get Daniel involved. We will quantify your losses and damages and prove liability. If you need a copy of the police report, we can also get that for you.