12-year-old boy struck in a collision with a pickup truck
On Tuesday morning, there was a 12-year-old boy who sustained major injuries after a collision between a pickup truck and a bicycle on Hoberg Drive East and Hoberg Drive South, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Phillip Mount, 12, was riding a 2000 Honda XR80R dirt bike headed westbound on East Hoberg Drive at about 7:00 a.m., as mentioned in the report.
Mount tried to turn left before his dirt bike crashed with a 2003 Toyota Tacoma, stopped at the intersection, reported the news.
Mount sustained major injuries as a result and was airlifted to UC Davis Medical Center by paramedics who arrived shortly after the collision.
Authorities were able to identify the driver of the Toyota as 32-year-old Jesse Merritt, a Santa Rosa resident. He was reportedly uninjured as a result of the accident.
No additional details were made immediately available in the CHP report.
Currently, this crash remains under investigation as authorities work to determine the exact cause and liable party in the crash.
Further details will be reported at a later time once the investigation has concluded.
Our May Firm staff is deeply saddened upon hearing news of this accident, and will keep the victim as well as their family and loved ones in our thoughts and prayers during this tremendously difficult time.
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