Boy injured in Utica bicycle accident

by William Mattar | May 13th, 2010

May 13, 2010

The Utica Observer Dispatch reports that a 14 year old boy traveling on a bicycle was struck by a vehicle in New Hartford. The Utica accident happened around 12:20 in the afternoon. The boy was riding on French Road when he entered a crosswalk at the intersection of Burrstone Road. He was struck in the New Hartford intersection by an eastbound car.

The Utica driver of the car was a 19-year-old. The bicyclist was transported to the hospital following the New Hartford auto accident to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The New Hartford auto accident is still under investigation.

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Do you think it is safe for teens to ride their bikes on busy New Hartford roads? Bicycles and cars are supposed to share the road, but this can often be a more dangerous situation for New York bicycle riders.

If your child or teen has been injured in a New York bicycle accident like this, the New York bicycle accident attorneys at William Mattar Law Firm can help you.