7-Year-Old Dies After Being Hit by Car While Riding Bike in Fremont

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A 7-year-old died Friday after being hit by a car while riding his bike in Fremont, police said.

The incident occurred near Auto Mall Parkway at Montrose Avenue and Jamestown Road around 3:45 p.m.

The 7-year-old boy riding his bike when he was hit by this car, according to witnesses. The Nissan finally came to a stop on the front lawn of the corner house.

The boy was taken to Stanford Children’s Hospital, where he died of his injuries. The driver stopped after the collision and cooperated with police.

"It hurts me because that grandson really loves me a lot," said Jagdish Patel, the victim's great uncle.

The boy was wearing a helmet when it happened.

One neighbor’s surveillance camera captured the collision, and the footage was given to police. Paulomi Shah said the surveillance video was too graphic to show anyone else.

“This is a very disturbing and a very heartbreaking thing,” she said.

Multiple neighbors told NBC Bay Area Friday that they complained to the city about cars speeding down Montrose area. They added they’ve asked for stop signs and speed bumps in the past.

“I used to bike here a lot and I used to play on the street. But it’s really dangerous,” said Aayush Shah.

Police are trying to discover what led up to the collision and if speed played a factor.

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