Our heart goes out to the family of a 4-year old boy, who was hit by a car and critically injured on the evening of Monday, August 31. According to ONSCENE.TV, a vehicle was traveling at about 25 mph when it struck the child, sending the boy into the air. The 4-year old was airlifted to Children's Hospital in San Diego where he remains in critical condition.
Authorities are investigating the collision, which occurred at about 6:45 p.m. The child sustained a severe head injury, but the police did not release any additional information.
A Stark Reminder To Drive Safely Around Children
In California, motorists must be extra careful when driving around children. This tragic accident reminds us all of the importance of safe driving in and around Oceanside. Whether this accident was caused by distracted driving, driving under the influence, or pure carelessness, nothing about it is acceptable.
Our team at Kohn Law Office is a local Oceanside resource for information on legal rights and obligations involving car accidents involving children and pedestrians. Kohn Law Office has been representing the injured and bereaved since 1994. As much as we hate to see car accidents involving children and pedestrians, we are honored by our ability to help people in need.
Don't face the aftermath of a car crash alone. Instead, call us at (760) 710-0190 or contact us online for a free consultation.