SAN DIEGO, CA – A 17-year-old boy went to the hospital Friday evening after a vehicle struck him on his electric bike in Point Loma, reports Fox 5 San Diego.
The incident happened around 6:28 p.m. at the intersection of Catalina Boulevard and Narragansett Avenue, which is just northwest of Dana Middle School.
The investigation thus far indicates that an unknown vehicle rear-ended the teen at the intersection as he waited to turn east from Catalina onto Narragansett Avenue. The vehicle fled southbound after hitting the bicyclist.
Medics transported the boy to a local hospital with a pelvic fracture.
A full investigation is underway. Anyone with information to share can contact the San Diego Police Department.
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