SHORELINE, WASHINGTON (October 12, 2017) – A 14 year old boy was left with critical injuries after being struck by a semi truck on Wednesday morning in Shoreline, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:30 am near the intersection of 175th Street and Aurora Avenue. A 14 year old boy was riding his bicycle west on 175th on the sidewalk, when he entered a crosswalk at Aurora Avenue. He then collided with a semi truck and ended up beneath it. The semi truck dragged the teenager 40 feet before stopping.
The boy sustained critical injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital. He has not been formally identified, however students from the teenagers highschool have identified him as 14 year old Khai Huy. Khai is described as always having a smile on his face, and his classmates were wearing plaid on Thursday to show support for their wounded friend. The accident that injured Khai remains under active investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Any injured party involved in an accident will have a bodily injury claim against the negligent driver who caused the accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law, a car accident and personal injury law firm. “The thoughts and prayers of our entire firm are with Khai Huy and his family after this difficult accident.
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