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15-Year-Old Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car

Witnesses say the victim may have been a child.

Updated 1:39 p.m.

A 15-year-old boy riding a scooter was hospitalized after being hit by a car near Redwood and Seven Hills roads this morning, authorities said.

The incident occurred at about 8 a.m. while the boy was on his way to school at Castro Valley High School, according to CHP.

A 17-year-old, also on the way to school, was driving westbound on Seven Hills Road. The driver stopped for a red light and made a left turn onto Redwood Road when the light turned green but failed to see the boy in the crosswalk and struck him, a CHP official said.

The boy sustained minor injuries and is being treated at a local hospital.

Residents said that the accident snarled traffic in the area this morning.

Linda Hargreaves January 31, 2013 at 12:08 AM
William is fine at home now. He has a broken ankle, bump on his head, black swollen eye, and a broken tooth. Thanks to everyone who helped him today! Linda (William's Mom)
Zoneil Maharaj February 02, 2013 at 10:12 PM
That's great to hear, Linda! I hope he has a speedy recovery.

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