Child, Riding Bike, Struck in Willow Glen

Sunday, Jul 17, 2011  |  Updated 8:56 AM PDT
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Child, Riding Bike, Struck in Willow Glen

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A 12-year-old boy riding a bicycle on Hicks Avenue was seriously injured Saturday morning when he was struck by a car, police said
    The boy was hit on the 1500 block of Hicks by a 2010 Buick Enclave  SUV driven by a 32-year-old San Jose woman around 10:19 a.m., according to  police.

    He was taken to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose with  life-threatening injuries, but is expected to survive his injuries. He was  wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, police said.     The driver remained at the scene of the collision and was  interviewed and released without charges, pending the completion of the  investigation. The cause of the accident remains under investigation, but  alcohol and drugs are not thought to be factors.
    Anyone with information about the collision should call San Jose  police at (408) 277-8900 during non-business hours or the Traffic  Investigations Unit at (408) 277-4654 during business hours.
 

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