Child Injured by Dirt Bike
On Friday, October 25, 2013, a child was hospitalized after being hit by a dirt bike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The little boy sustained critical injuries as a result of the accident.The child’s name and age was not released by authorities. The accident occurred at just before 6:40 PM in the 2300 block area of Northwest 16th Street, according to police. The news of the incident was released a day later, on Saturday, October 26. Fort Lauderdale police stated that the child ran from a porch on a home on the north side of the street and headed toward the road. A car was approaching toward the west, but the driver spotted the little boy and braked for him.A dirt bike that was headed west attempted to pass the car. It shifted into the eastbound lane, ending up hitting the child who had been passing by.The driver of the 2006 dirt bike, 22 year old Brandon Dennis, was thrown from his vehicle. He was subsequently taken to Plantation General Hospital for precautionary measures. He sustained injuries, although they were not serious.The little boy, on the other hand, was brought to the Broward Health Medical Center. He was said to be in critical condition with injures that are considered life threatening.The police have stated that charges are pending after an investigation has been performed. The investigation is still ongoing, and authors urge anyone with information to contact the investigator by calling (954) 828-5125.If you are injured in a similar type of accident, it is important to seek the counsel of a skilled Fort Lauderdale motorcycle accident attorney. This professional will assist you in the event that you or someone you love has sustained serious injury or has been killed as a result of an accident.Sadly, many of the accidents that occur on roads throughout the United States come as a result of a distracted driver, such as talking or texting on a cell phone. A Fort Lauderdale injury lawyer can help you to compensate for your injuries and pain and suffering as a result.If you have been injured contact the personal injury law office of Abramowitz, Pomerantz and Morehead, P.A.