According to the Washington State Patrol and local news sources, a 10-year-old boy from Vancouver was struck by a vehicle’s side mirror on Highway 14.
The reports from the authorities show that the boy was struck while in the median of Highway 14, close to the Lieser Road. The kid stepped into traffic Sunday, some time after 11:20 a.m. when a 2003 Oldsmobile going westbound on Highway 14 hit him. The vehicle was driven by a woman also from Vancouver.
Officers from the Washington State Patrol claim that the boy suffered an injury on his right arm and cheek. The authorities have informed news outlets that the boy’s father took him to the hospital right away and that no other injuries were reported.
As a Vancouver personal injury lawyer I hope all drivers will be extremely careful when it comes to watching the road for unattended children, wildlife and stopped vehicles. I wish the boy who suffered this minor accident will recover quickly.
I sincerely hope that this may serve as an alert to all parents, hopefully they will educate their children about pedestrian and road safety.
A personal injury lawyer can be of great assistance whenever you’re involved in an accident caused by a third party. Do not delay in contacting a personal injury lawyer in your area whenever necessary.