MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – A 9-year-old boy was injured in Mountain View after being struck by a car as he rode his bicycle, ABC San Diego reports.
The victim was riding his bike in an alley on the 3500 block of Webster Avenue when he was struck by a 2021 Nissan Sentra around 3:10 p.m.
The boy sustained multiple fractures, a concussion and a laceration to the face. The driver, a 27-year-old woman, remained at the scene.
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