Burlington Motorcycle Accident Leaves Two Injured
A Burlington motorcycle accident injures two people, including a teenage girl. The incident took place at approximately 6:00 PM on Monday evening, April 19, 2010, on North Avenue.
According to police, the incident occurred on North Avenue near Farrington Trailer Park when a motorist stopped his vehicle at a green light to allow two female pedestrians to cross the street. One of the pedestrians, a 13-year-old girl, was then struck by a motorcycle traveling in the opposite direction.
The teenage girl was injured in the accident. Fortunately, her injuries have been described as non-life threatening. It was unclear as to whether the victim was taken to the hospital. Her identity has not been made available.
The collision with the pedestrian forced the motorcyclist to be thrown off his bike. He has been identified as Jimmy Huynh, 21, of Burlington. His injuries were considered minor.
The identity of the motorist that allowed the girls to cross the street was not made known.
The Burlington motorcycle accident is still under investigation by local authorities. Anyone with information pertaining to the accident has been asked to call Burlington Police at (802) 540-2261.
Motorcycle accidents involving pedestrians can be serious. This is an unfortunate incident and we wish both of the victims a speedy recovery during this difficult time.