On September 1, 2022, at approximately 7:25 a.m., a 53 year old man from Tustin, CA was driving a white 1999 Ford F-150 on eastbound Oso Parkway, turning left onto northbound Coto de Caza Drive. At the same time, an 8 year boy from Coto de Caza, CA, was traveling westbound on his non-motorized bicycle, crossing the Coto de Caza Drive crosswalk. For reasons still under investigation, the pickup collided with the 8 year old boy.
The 8 year old boy, who was wearing a helmet, sustained major injuries as a result of the collision and was transported to Mission Hospital for medical treatment.
The 53 year old uninjured man remained at the scene and cooperated with officers.
At this time, it is not believed drugs and/or alcohol were a factor in the incident.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact Officer Valles at (949) 487-4000.