9-Year-Old Boy Injured in St. George Pedestrian Accident near Paradise Canyon Elementary School
St. George, Utah (August 21, 2019) – A 9-year-old boy was hit by a car Tuesday morning in St. George, according to a local news source.
The accident occurred just before 8:00 a.m. August 20, in a neighborhood next to Paradise Canyon Elementary School off Dixie Drive.
Police said the boy was riding his bike on the wrong side of the road when he was hit by a woman driving a passenger car. The woman was at a stop sign with the intention of making a right turn and only looked left before proceeding.
The impact knocked the boy off the bike. The bike was run over by the car.
The boy sustained scrapes and bruises on his elbows. He was picked up by his mother.
The driver was cited for failing to yield after a stop.
An investigation is underway.
We wish the injured victim a quick recovery.
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