POWAY–A 15 year-old Poway male pedestrian was struck by a pick-up truck Saturday evening after running westbound across the street at the intersection of Midland Road and Cynthia Lane in Poway.
A Sheriff’s spokesman said the teen saw a Dodge Ram pick-up truck driving northbound through the intersection, and he had planned to run across the road behind the pick-up truck. After the truck passed he started running and was struck by the trailer, it was one of those galvanized trailers, the pick-up truck was towed by tow truck dublin. According to the victim, he “didn’t realize the truck had a trailer.”
The teen suffered a compound fracture to his right leg and was ultimately transported by Poway Paramedics to Children’s Hospital. The driver of the pick-up truck stopped and waited on scene for deputies to arrive. Alcohol and/or drugs are not believed to be a factor in the traffic accident.
The collision investigation is under investigation.