7-Year-Old Child Riding on Bicycle Dies after Struck by Vehicle on Montrose Avenue in Fremont
FREMONT, CA (May 23, 2022) – Harit Patel was killed in a bicycle accident on Montrose Avenue in Fremont on Friday afternoon, May 20.
The fatal accident happened around 3:45 p.m. According to the Fremont Police Department, the 7-year-old child was riding the bicycle when a vehicle struck them.
Officers and medical personnel provided first aid to the child, who was then taken to a trauma center.
Despite life-saving efforts at the hospital, Patel did not survive and was pronounced dead. He was a first grade student at James Leitch Elementary School in the Warm Springs area.
Meanwhile, the driver remained on scene and cooperated with police.
It is unknown at t his time if drugs or alcohol was involved. This fatal crash remains under investigation.
We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Harit Patel.
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