Bryan, TX (4/16/2020) – A boy was hospitalized after getting hit by a car while riding his bicycle Tuesday evening.
The accident happened on Sandy Point Road near Highway 21. According to police, a Nissan Titan struck a 12-year-old boy riding his bicycle while they were both traveling in the same direction.
The boy was taken to a Temple hospital where he is stabilized with critical injuries.
The driver was ticketed for Failure to Control Speed.
Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.
Bicycle Accident Lawyers
According to NHTSA, 630 pedacyclists were killed and an additional 51,000 were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2009. One decade later and they are just as present on Texas roads.
Because bicycles should only be operated on streets, roadways, bike paths, routes and areas specifically designated for bicycle riding, as stated in Texas Motor Vehicles Laws, both parties should be aware of their presence on the road. If not, it can result in accidents such as the accident above.
If you or a loved one were involved in a bicycle accident, it is important to contact a legal expert or a bicycle accident attorney Sutliff & Stout to help you evaluate your options. Call (713) 405-1263 or send us an email to discuss your accident injury case.