Pedestrian Crash on Topaz Road involving a Teen and a Pickup Truck
VICTORVILLE, CA (August 20, 2021) – On Wednesday, authorities reported one injury after a pick-up truck struck a teen crossing Topaz Road in Victorville.
The incident happened around 7:16 A.M. near Cobalt Institute of Math and Science (CIMS) on Topaz Road Arvila Drive.
Furthermore, investigators stated that the 16-year-old boy ran into the roadway leaving the school area.
Meanwhile, a Ford pick-up truck driver going 15 mph didn’t manage to stop in time and struck the young male.
Later on, the authorities confirmed that the boy did not sustain any serious injuries from the crash.
The involved pick-up driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigators about the pedestrian incident.
Whether you are a driver or a pedestrian, it is important to abide by all traffic laws and observe safety precautions. If you’re behind the wheel, do your part to avoid distractions and look out for pedestrians at all times. If you’re crossing the street, do so at designated crosswalks or intersections. When walking alongside a road, remain on the sidewalk wherever possible. If there is no sidewalk, walk on the shoulder and face oncoming traffic. By obeying traffic laws and being cautious of the conditions of the road, you can help prevent an unforeseen accident and keep yourself and others safe.
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