Updated: Teen Cyclist Struck by Car Has Moderate Injuries

The boy reportedly did not have a helmet on.

Update: The Arcadia Police Department accident investigation team is still determining the cause of the collision involving a motorist and teenage cyclist, according to Lt. Bob Anderson.

Fire Department Battalion Chief Kevin Valentine said the 15-year-old, who suffered moderate injuries, was not wearing a helmet as required by state law for minors.

The driver of the vehicle did not have any injuries, though the collision caused damage to the hood, windshield and roof of the car.

Original: A teenage cyclist is in the hospital after a car struck him Monday shortly after 12:30 p.m.

The accident took place on the 1200 block of 10th Avenue. Arcadia Fire Department Battalion Chief Kevin Valentine said his paramedic crews transported the teen to Huntington Memorial Hospital.

His condition remains unknown and no other information is available at this time.

Check Patch later for updates.

Michael November 13, 2012 at 01:47 AM
The speed limit on 10th Ave should be 25 mph not 35 mph I have lived on this street for 28 year and the average speed on 10th Ave north of Longden is 40 mph. And at night some times faster!!!! My prayers go out to both involved in this accident Resident of 10th Ave PS Slow the !?$& down
Natalie Ragus November 13, 2012 at 06:45 PM
That's an interesting point, Michael. Anyone else feel the same?


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