14-Year-Old Darts Into Street and Collides with Truck

Occurred on 7/24/12, 4:27     Major Accident with Pedestrian  2800 McKinzie     C1205578 

Officers were dispatched to an accident involving a pedestrian in the 2800 block of McKinzie.  Upon their arrival, Officers were told by the 26-year-old driver of a black 2007 Chevrolet Silverado that he was traveling southbound on McKinzie when the 14-year-old juvenile ran across the street.  Witness accounts confirmed the driver’s account.

The teenager struck the truck and fell back onto the sidewalk.  The combative teen was taken to Driscoll Children’s Hospital by CCFD Emergency Personnel.  His injuries wer non-life threatening. 

Neither the driver, nor the pedestrian has been cited, but the accident is still under investigation by the Traffic Division.