Child on bicycle hit, seriously hurt by SUV in Atlantic City


Date Published: 2023/03/28

ATLANTIC COUNTY, NJ — A 5-year-old girl was seriously injured Sunday evening when she was hit and pinned by a vehicle while riding a bicycle in Atlantic City, reports Daily Voice.

Authorities said the incident occurred in the 200 block of North Montpelier Avenue at around 5:45 p.m.

Preliminary details indicate a 36-year-old woman driving a GMC Yukon lost control of her vehicle, causing it to hit the young girl as she was riding a bike.

Good Samaritans who witnessed the event quickly pulled the girl from underneath the SUV. The patient was then rushed by ambulance to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, where she was treated for injuries considered non-life-threatening.

Atlantic City Police said the female driver was issued multiple motor vehicle summonses. She and three passengers, one adult and two juveniles, received treatment for minor injuries by EMS personnel at the scene.

An investigation remains ongoing.

Written by: Brach Eichler Injury Lawyers
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