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Boy, 13, seriously injured after bike crash in north Pleasanton

Original post made on Sep 2, 2021

A teenage cyclist is in critical but stable condition after being struck by a vehicle in northern Pleasanton on Tuesday night.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 3:46 PM

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Posted by Felipe Tonello
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Sep 2, 2021 at 11:55 am

Felipe Tonello is a registered user.

It was a sad accident which I happened to be around few minutes after the fact.

I must point out that I have already contacted the city to help prevent exactly this type of incident. The problem is that cyclists mostly use the side-walk on the wrong flow of traffic northbound of Santa Rita Rd. That is not only dangerous for pedestrians but also for cyclists themselves because drivers won't have a good vision and expectation of their path.


Posted by Carole Lee Manning
a resident of Danbury Park
on Sep 2, 2021 at 3:22 pm

Carole Lee Manning is a registered user.

I guess I don't understand. If he was on the sidewalk why was he hit by the car? My heart hurts for him and his family.


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