Concord teen struck on bicycle; police search for driver
CONCORD - The driver of a vehicle struck a 16-year-old boy while he was riding to school on Jan. 14 around 7:45 a.m.
Police said, according to the victim, he was riding his bike to school in a westerly direction on Warren Street when he approached the intersection with North Spring Street.
The victim reported that he was on the eastbound side of Warren Street when he approached the intersection.
The victim said he had planned to continue westerly through the intersection when he saw a red Chevy 4-door car to his right. The car was traveling weston the westbound side of Warren Street. The victim said the driver of the car was female.
The victim said he "waived the car through," saying he could see she was going to make a left turn to go south on North Spring Street. The woman then waived the victim through, so he proceeded through the intersection. However, as the victim was aaout half way through the intersection, the car drove into the intersection and struck him. According to the victim, the car's right front bumper struck the rear wheel of his bike. This resulted in the victim falling off his bike and hitting his shoulder on the ground.
As the victim looked up, he could see the female driver mouthing the words, "Oh my God." The female driver continued without stopping.
The victim described the female as being approximately 30-years-old with short dirty-blond hair and glasses.The victim was taken to Concord Hospital by his father. The victim was treated for a broken clavicle and released from the hospital.
The Concord Police Department is asking for help identifing and finding the driver of the suspect vehicle.
Anyone who has information can call the Concord Regional Crimeline at (603) 226-3100, or submit information online at www.concordregionalcrimeline.com, or text TIP234 and a message to CRIMES (274637). Crimeline awards cash to anyone whose information leads to the arrest and indictment of criminals. All tips are anonymous.