Teen distracted by device hit by car in Santa Rosa
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 16:49:14 GMT —
Authorities are investigating an accident where a car hit a teenager distracted by electronic device.
It all happened near the intersection of FM 506 and Highway 107 late Monday afternoon.
Santa Rosa police said the 15-year-old boy was crossing the street and checking an electronic device when he was hit by a car.
Paramedics rushed the teen to a local hospital where he was later released.
Police said there are no criminal charges filed at this time.
Investigators said they need to interview more witnesses but believe that the teen was jaywalking.
It's not clear what type of device the teen was using but police said he was distracted and not paying attention to the road.