Pomona, CA – Boy Dies after Violent Collision with Vehicle on East Foothill Boulevard
Pomona, CA (September 4, 2018) – A local news source reported that a boy died as the result of a violent collision with a vehicle on the 300 block of East Foothill Boulevard. The fatal incident took place at approximately 8:00 PM on Monday, September 3, 2018. At this time, no detailed information concerning the identities of the 12-year old boy or the motorist involved in the crash has been revealed.
According to the initial report, the boy had been clipped by an oncoming vehicle for indeterminate reasons along East Foothill Boulevard. Sometime later, officials from the Los Angeles County Fire Department and paramedics were dispatched to the crash site and rendered aid to the young victim. Afterward, emergency personnel transported the boy to Pomona Valley Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries and died.
Authorities affirmed the motorist stayed at the crash site and spoke with law enforcement officials.
As of now, the investigation is ongoing. As more evidence continues to surface, more information will be released to public sources.
We extend our most heartfelt prayers and our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the 12-year old boy and wish them strength and peace of mind during this difficult time.
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As indicated by the information provided by authorities, the circumstances surrounding the crash were not immediately established.
By law, drivers must decrease the speed of their vehicles and provide the right of way to pedestrians along all areas of a roadway. As the investigation continues, officials will consider if the young victim had been walking along a marked or unmarked area along East Foothill Boulevard.
Likewise, authorities will consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, recklessness, or distracted driving played any role in the events leading up to the accident. Meanwhile, a thorough forensic examination of the vehicle and photos of the crash site will help officials determine if mechanical issues or system failure contributed to the collision in any way.
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Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.