Santa Cruz County

Search for truck driver who hit Corralitos teen

CORRALITOS, Calif. - While riding his bike Monday afternoon, a 15-year-old teen was thrown to the ground and suffered major injuries after being hit by a pick-up truck while heading eastbound on Day Valley Road.

According to authorities, the driver briefly stopped, before leaving the scene around 3:40 p.m. CHP is requesting that anyone with information about the incident to notify its office.

CHP describes the truck as light green, late 70's model, regular cab with a broken passenger mirror.

CHP said it's not sure why the driver didn't allow enough space to pass the bicyclist, who was riding legally.

The teen was taken to Green Valley Medical Center.

Call CHP at 831-662-0511

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