Boy Hospitalized After VA Beach Bike Crash
A boy has been hospitalized after a collision in Virginia Beach. Police say that the July 17, 2018 crash occurred around 1:00 PM near the intersection of South Plaza Trail and Brenneman Trail. Not many details about the crash have been released, but we do know that the boy was found unresponsive but breathing. He was flown to a nearby hospital for treatment. No word has been given on the exact cause of the accident, nor is there any indication that the driver involved will be charged. The investigation into the collision is ongoing.
Summer Safety Tips
Take this opportunity to review summer safety tips with your children. Remind them to always wear a helmet when cycling and review traffic signals and laws that they will need to abide by when biking on the street. Make sure your child’s bike is outfitted with the necessary lights to ride at dusk if they plan to go out in the evening hours.
The Victim’s Future
Because we don’t know what medical battles this boy is fighting, it’s hard to say what the future holds for him. We are sending him our thoughts and prayers as he recovers. His family may be considering their legal options to seek justice on behalf of their son. Depending on the circumstances that lead to this crash, the boy may be entitled to compensation for the medical bills he accrues. He may also be eligible for compensation for the pain and suffering he endured because of the accident. Talking with a Virginia bicycle accident lawyer is a good start for the family.
Virginia Bicycle Accident Lawyers
The Virginia personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard J. Serpe, PC has helped victims of accidents for over 30 years. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you have legal rights. If you’d like to discuss your situation, contact us to setup a free consultation 877-544-5323.